March 09, 2009

"The Reader"

I'd gleaned that this movie had sex and Auschwitz, so, despite the say-so of a liberal Jewish acquaintance, I didn't see it. This Powerline post - The Oscar For The Worst Excuse For Sex In A Film - reinforces my instinct that leveraging the emotional power of atrocities into jejune books, films and politics is one of the more disgusting traits of those who lead wholly protected lives.

I put up a quick slideshow from Auschwitz for this post.

Sinister and foggy

Venice pix:

I rented an apartment from a lady from Ohio on .