Thursday, September 1, 2016

Requiem for a Professor

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The professor of the title is David Lavery,
who reportedly died Tuesday, August 30.

Lavery is the author of, among other things, the website
Evil Genius, which contains notes toward a fiction based
on a concept by Descartes.

In memoriam

Where Entertainment Is God

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Continues .

The Guardian ‘s summary today of the new film “Arrival” —

“I have been agnostic about this kind of movie recently,
after the overwrought disappointments of Christopher
Nolan’s Interstellar and Jeff Nichols’s Midnight Special.
But Villeneuve’s Arrival is both heartfelt and very entertaining.”

Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian  today

As is Amy’s.

Bedtime Story

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For midnight retirees —

See also Leibniz medal in this journal.

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