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Ashes and Diamonds

Posted on Jan 11, 2009 in The Janus Challenge | 3 comments

In addition to the Polish James Dean, A Generation also starred the man often called “the Polish Roman Polanski”: Roman Polanski.

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Alexander Nevsky

Posted on Jan 4, 2009 in The Janus Challenge | 5 comments

Besides his crazy agrarian reform ideas, the state-run film industry also objected to Eisenstein’s use of non-standard camera angles, montage sequences, and other tell-tale signs of his lack of commitment to Mother Russia.

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“Sorry ‘Bout That” Complete

Posted on Dec 1, 2008 in fifi | 0 comments

Finally, all pieces of the video in one playlist!

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fifi – A Band (The Book)

Posted on Dec 1, 2008 in fifi | 2 comments

Sad to say, the revisionist propaganda of the Cultural Revolution must continue, tempting me to make a “Gang of Four” joke here, prevented only by the fact that fifi was usually only a “Gang of Two.”

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fifi History 8: Bonus Tracks

Posted on Nov 30, 2008 in fifi | 1 comment

Eyesight Failing, fifi Sits Bereft and Alone, Amongst the Detritus of a Lifetime Squandered

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fifi Lyrics 8: Bonus Tracks

Posted on Nov 30, 2008 in fifi | 0 comments

This is a bit ridiculous, since there is only one “BONUS TRACK” with lyrics worth mentioning. But if that’s what you were looking for, you’re in the right place.

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“The fifi Story” Video

Posted on Nov 30, 2008 in fifi | 0 comments

Everything you need to know, in just over five minutes. PAY ATTENTION.

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fifi History 7: The “Paul’s Basement” Tapes

Posted on Nov 29, 2008 in fifi | 2 comments

fifi Makes an Ill-Conceived Attempt at Recapturing Past Glory

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fifi Lyrics 7: The “Paul’s Basement” Tapes

Posted on Nov 29, 2008 in fifi | 0 comments

All of the lyrics from the “Paul’s Basement” songs, even the ones we never got around to recording.

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“Paul’s Basement” Video

Posted on Nov 29, 2008 in fifi | 0 comments

A Performance from the 2006 Paul’s Basement BBQ Mixer

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