Category Archives: Movies

Failure In Music And Pictures

My examination of ‘failure’ continues over at Rooted In Prosperity. I’d say this is less an examination, and more of a series of impressions; how failure manifests positive results. I’ve spent a lot of time here thinking about failure, and … Continue reading

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Hot Filmmaker: Libertarians Are Smart, Nice, Principled

Christina Heller directed Libertopia, a documentary about the Free State Project, the decade old plan to convince libertarians to move to New Hampshire and exert our liberty-loving muscles. She sat down for this interview with Reason.tv, and talked about the … Continue reading

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Why ‘Inception’ shouldn’t blow your mind

For those in the marketing business, this summer’s biggest blockbuster Inception was good, but maybe not that groundbreaking. In fact, there’s probably more to learn about marketing in the flick’s 148 minutes than in any Marketing 101 class. Marketing, through … Continue reading

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Talk Amongst Yourselves!

A question for the commentariat: What’s your favorite work of art with strong political overtones (and explain what they are for those of us who may not have seen/read/heard the piece). I have two, and I’m betting the first is … Continue reading

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“Resist Honoring the Institution”

In honor of Memorial Day last year, Will Wilkinson posted this scene from The Americanization of Emily.  I’m posting again this year because the message is so important.  I apologize for the break, but watch both clips; the entire scene … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

If you’re anything like me, you may find discovering new music and movies a bit intimidating. To ease the risk factor, I’ll share my thoughts on new movies I watch so you know what you’re getting into beforehand.  The goal … Continue reading

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