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The Pataphysics of Nanette

The Pataphysics of Nanette

  I READ UBU ROI IN HIGH SCHOOL I read Ubu Roi in high school That’s when I first met Dada Titles someone else selected Words broken into atoms The year of Slaughterhouse 5 Not Nam but brutally familiar Cultivating seeds of Experimental gardeners It was the Cabaret of Voltaire.   Copyright© 2022, by Nanette Avery. All Rights Reserved. Nanette Avery is a Nashville author and International film lover. Her nickname is a palindrome…“Writing to please all tastes is like…

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Boris Vian: I’m Not There.

Boris Vian: I’m Not There.

  Not sure exactly why, but while watching Todd Haynes’ wonderful movie about Bob Dylan, I’m Not There, I thought about Boris Vian. Watch this video on YouTube It’s a truly original, bold, surreal, funny and alarming movie about the many lives of Bob Dylan, fictional lives, characters that might have been Dylan or that Dylan might have been. All the acting is wonderful, but I especially like Cate Blanchett’s performance. It’s probably from her disjointed, disconnected, oddly profound and…

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