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Saturday, July 02, 2005
 
I wrote most of a post, and then Internet Explorer got scared and stopped responding, so I had to Ctrl-Alt-Delete the program. Thanks, Microsoft, we love you too.

Anyway, went to the First Friday art gallery walk on Washington Avenue. Bless that street. And little is more satisfying than $3 Italian sausage sandwiches bought off the street in front of Cafe Louis/Studio Cafe.

Also, as the celebrated Spinal Tap quote goes, there's such a fine line between stupid and clever. With this in mind, I present:
Hide and Speak Remix
To the window, to the wall, Douglath! (very expensive)

And hey-now, if yer out west and liberal"-ish", from progressivestl.com:

West County Democratic Club
Presents Summer Movie Nights – Wednesdays at 7:00pm
West County EMS & Fire, 223 Henry Ave., Ballwin, MO 63011
(this is the new EMS building, not the old one at 123 Henry Ave.)

No Admission Charge - All Movies Are Free

July 13 - No Logo: Brands, Globalization & Resistance
In analyzing how brands like Nike, The Gap, and Tommy Hilfiger became revered symbols worldwide, Naomi Klein describes how corporations discovered the key to increasing profits lay not in making products, but in creating branded identities people adopt in their lifestyles. (42 minutes)

July 20 - Howard Zinn: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train
Documentary of Howard Zinn narrated by Matt Damon. (78 minutes)

July 27 - Orwell Rolls in his Grave
A wake-up call to American that we have already entered an Orwellian world when history, context, and language are redefined daily by the government, as the media broadcasts the new version of the truth without question. (105 minutes)

August 3 - Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War

August 10 - Out Foxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism

August 17 - Movie to be determined.
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