"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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Gordon Dahlquist on WEEKEND

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The enigma of the old western wrapped in the mystery of the new.

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The director most identified with the art film, JEAN-LUC GODARD (born 1930) got his start, not in film, but in criticism. Along with other members of what was termed La Nouvelle Vague, he developed the “auteur theory,” which he later came to embody. Godard hatched from text to image fully formed; his very first film, […]

Philip K. Dick in Gary Panter's ROZZ TOX MANIFESTO T-shirtPhilip K. Dick in Gary Panter's ROZZ TOX MANIFESTO T-shirt

Those born from 1924-33 are nearly impervious to Middlebrow’s discourse.