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Children’s Card Game (235)

November 28th, 2017 · Comments Off on Children’s Card Game (235)

The “Nederlands Stedenkwartet” (Dutch Cities Quartet) was published in 1958 by Jumbo, in Amsterdam. As is usual in quartet games, players competed to collect four of a kind. In this case, they collected four views of a Dutch city. Eleven cities were represented: Groningen, Friesland, Drente, Overijsel, Gelderland, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Zeeland, Utrecht, Zuid-Holland, and Noord-Holland. […]

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To Remember George Kuchar

September 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on To Remember George Kuchar

The Jalopy Theater has kindly given us the space to watch a few of George Kuchar’s videos, and to remember him.  We’re doing this without much notice, and quite informally, and without charging admission.  We’ll be there, at 315 Columbia Street, in Brooklyn, this Sunday, October 2, at 2 pm.  Join us if you can.  […]

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More George Kuchar

September 10th, 2011 · 11 Comments

I’ll post here a few more mementos from George Kuchar.  If nothing else, I hope you enjoy his distinctive penmanship. The Exiled Files of Eddie Gray was a sort of return to his old film, Corruption of the Damned.  In the first part, Larry Leibowitz and Floraine Conners attempt to remake their love scenes from […]

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George Kuchar

September 8th, 2011 · 5 Comments

George Kuchar died a couple of days ago.  He was one of my favorite artists; I’ll miss him. I had the pleasure of appearing in a couple of his “pictures” (he always called them “pictures”).  George always had so much fun when he was shooting; it was a delight just to see him work, improvising, […]

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An Ullage Dozen (33): Inburst

December 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Some anti-depressants carry warnings that they may increase suicidal tendencies. food-doofus What part of “what part of” don’t you understand? Joan of Arc’s story arc newscaster slip: “chiefs of stash” for “chiefs of staff” Are deists monarchists? If you give a man a fish, you can feed him for a day. If you give a […]

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Back to School (4)

September 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Back to School (4)

is an Abolitionist— A man who wants to free The wretched slave—and give to all An equal liberty. THE ANTI-SLAVERY ALPHABET Alphabets usually have a not-so-hidden agenda, aiming to do more than reinforce rather arbitrary connections between the names of letters and the words that demonstrate their forms and sounds. Some alphabets teach the names […]

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Doug’s Keynote Speechlet

February 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

With this event, the Ullage Group begins its long and shameful career.  We’ve been meeting in private; now we stand before you, unrepentant and unprepared. First, what is ullage? Ullage has two primary meanings: the space at the top of a bottle, and the sediment left after the bottle is emptied.  But dictionaries differ, since they […]

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The Delay

February 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Delay

Yes, there was a delay in getting this site up.  We apologize.  We resume. (Posted by Doug Skinner)

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