As much as I love movies, it’s incredible that I’m only watching Patton now (particularly since war movies are a favorite of mine). What’s amusing about the opening speech is how cleaned up it was for the movie. The actual speech, which you can read here, is, shall we say, a lot more colorful than the movie’s version. (more…)
Reading MarketWatch makes my head spin sometimes (that’s part of the fun of it I guess).
Paul B Farrell (May 9, 2014):
Paul B Farrell (July 3, 2014):
Ha ha ha…
Palo Alto native son James Franco stars in a forthcoming movie, The Interview, which the mentally not-so-stable government of North Korea has already declared as “an act of war.” The plot revolves around two guys who seek to assasinate Kim Jung “Tubby” Un. Here’s the trailer:
As I was dashing through the airport Sunday evening, I saw the cover of Barron’s, and of course my eyes went straight to the elfin figure near the center: our own Abigail Joseph Cohen, permabull extraordinaire. I dunno, I keep thinking the art director at the newspaper just doesn’t like this little woman, because she looks like a forthcoming villain from Game of Thrones.
I’m terribly preoccupied with trading (of all things), so I don’t have time for a “real” post right now. I did want to share this, however. I’m kind of obsessed with Truman Capote and In Cold Blood these days, so I was delighted to find the interview below. When you have time, check it out. It’s an astonishing window into the man and his time.