Monthly Archives: August 2018

THE CLOSET OF LOST THINGS by Peter Nolan Smith

The Nuns of Our Lady of the Foothills taught their students math, English, religion, history, geography, and a scattering of other basic subjects. Their educational technique depended heavily on harsh discipline. Left-handers were deemed possible satanists. The nuns expected everyone to be right-handed. Any laggers were beaten into submission and laziness on small ts earned […]

Catherine Denevue

From REPULSION. From Bunuel’s BELLE DU JOUR Chanel eternal. Few actresses symbolize class better than Catherine Denevue. A beauty for the ages.

The End of SIMON OF THE DESERT

“Salvador Dali seduced many ladies, particularly American ladies, but these seductions usually consisted of stripping them naked in his apartment, frying a couple of eggs, putting them on the woman’s shoulders and, without a word, showing them the door.” This quote was uttered by Luis Bunuel. The famed surrealistic film maker was a renown sophisticated […]

The CannonBall Club

Luis Bunuel, the surrealistic director, loved drinking. His favorite tipping time was in the late afternoon. The sunlight dabbling through the trees to bathe the oak-lined walls with an eternal gold. He was a true connoisseur of martinis. “A dry Martini is composed of gin and a few drops of Noilly Prat. Connoisseurs who like […]

The True Object of Desire

No one more desirable than Catherine Deneuve in Luis Bunuel’s BELLE DU JOUR. The essence of 1967.