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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Bucharest for Kinbote

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 3:00 PM

New York Times  online headline this afternoon —

King Michael of Romania Is Dead at 96

See as well . . .

Log24 posts on Bucharest.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Bullshit Studies

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 2:24 PM

The previous post dealt with a symbol of an apparently
admirable "social development environment."

For a less admirable development environment, see a film
described in a July 2014 story from Film New Europe —

"Shooting started in Bucharest on 9 June 2014. . . ."

This  journal on 8-9 June 2014 —

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Slow Art

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — m759 @ 10:45 PM

(Continued)

The American Mathematical Society today got around to
publishing an obituary for Solomon Marcus, a Bucharest
mathematician who died on St. Patrick's Day, March 17.

See as well this  journal on March 22.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Chapel

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 5:45 PM

In memory of Anca Petrescu,
"the Albert Speer of Communism."

(Click to enlarge.)

IMAGE- A chapel in Bucharest from 'The Zero Theorem' and remarks by director Terry Gilliam

Source: www.thezerotheorem-movie.com.

The Gilliam quotes are from insidemovies.ew.com.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Black Hole Revisited

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 12:00 AM

Backstory: The two previous Log24 posts
Raiders of the Lost Aleph (May 14) and
The Crying of Bucharest (May 15).

The following sequence of images was suggested by
Peter Woit's May 16 post "One Ring to Rule Them All."

Also from Devil's Night 2008:

From the May 16 Nobel Symposium talk discussed in
Woit's "One Ring to Rule Them All":

Related material:

All Souls' Day at the Still Point (Nov. 2, 2003) and

Frodo and the Oxford Murders (Oct. 13, 2011).

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The Crying of Bucharest

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 11:02 PM

From a reported interview with Terry Gilliam:

Question: "You said in an interview that The Zero Theorem
was very influenced by Bucharest. In what way?"

Some related material from Log24:

IMAGE- 'Bright Star,' from March 30, 2013

See also a Google search from this evening—

— and the beginning of the Zero Theorem  screenplay —

FADE IN:
A rim of swirling light appears, circling helplessly into a
gigantic BLACK HOLE. It spirals inward…

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Bright Star

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 10:30 PM

An earlier (noon) version of this post showed a photo of a
heartbreakingly beautiful young woman I encountered on
the Web today by chance. Perhaps it is best if she remains
anonymous here.

A detail taken today from her Facebook page:

IMAGE- Facebook 'places' nightclub location dated 'about 3 weeks ago'

Location of a nightclub in Bucharest

Related material: Shining Forth by myself and Malcolm Lowry,
and Lucifer  by Mihai Eminescu.

See also this journal "about 3 weeks ago."

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