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The Past, Present and Future of Real-Time Films, Parts 1 and 2 (of 4)

Sound on Sight has been nice enough to publish my short history of the real-time film. Check it out. Or here it is in this blog: The Past, Present, and Future of Real-Time Films What do film directors Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Agnès Varda, Robert Wise, Fred Zinnemann, Luis Buñuel, Alain Resnais, Roman Polanski, Sidney Lumet, Robert Altman, Louis Malle, Richard Linklater, Tom Tykwer, Alexander Sokurov, Paul Greengrass, Song Il-Gon, Alfonso Cuarón, and Alejandro Iñárritu have in common? More specifically,
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Autism

Big-Rig Accident, or Baby-Bird with Purpose?

Why do I post excerpts from Dar’s IEPs? Perhaps I feel people want to know what is being done for Dar. This. This is what’s being done. At least, part of it. Sometimes I feel this is all just a big slow-motion view of a roadside accident. Or maybe it’s a big slow-motion view of a baby bird learning to fly. I don’t know yet. Here’s hoping for the latter. Excerpts from the annual IEP: INDICATE DISABILITY/IES Describe how student’s
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Populism

Looking back six years, A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J

Thinking about the upcoming midterms, I was looking at a piece I wrote the day after the November 2008 election, you know, back when Barack Obama seemed like an outstanding chief executive. (Who wants to raise their hand and say that Obama the President has been as good as Obama the Candidate? Yeah, I didn’t think so.)  Trying to think of how many of these A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J rules are still relevant to the midterms that are about to happen in two
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