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The rise of luxury rehab (New Yorker, Dec. 1, 2008)

A Dec. 1, 2008 New Yorker article is entitled: “Letter from West Hollywood – Special Treatment – The rise of luxury rehab.” The topic of drug rehabilitation is discussed as well in a Sept. 19, 2013 Globe and Mail article, and in a Feb. 4, 2013 New York Times article. An Aug. 6, 2013 Globe […]


The Technique of Film Editing (1968) is a classic text for film students

The following text is based upon a previous post entitled Drug Wars (2013) updates. It focuses and enlarges upon themes related to editing, contextualization, and management of attention and emotional response in accordance with principles of instrumental reason in a machine in the garden era. Film history We are dealing with history, and its conceptualization. Heritage […]


History of film editing – Reisz and Millar (1968)

The Technique of Film Editing, Second Edition (1968) is a classic text by Karel Reisz and Gavin Millar that is read even now by film students. It’s a useful resource for anybody interested in how stories are put together, and how life is viewed and experienced, then and now. Because I’m currently taking a film editing […]


Blurbs define us and tell us who we are

It’s great to have a Twitter account and a blog, because they offer a person a way to organize her or his thinking and learn from other people. My topic concerns the nature of reality. How do we make sense of reality? We have available to us a wide range of academic, corporate, and political […]