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With a Cast and Crew of Thousands, the Talkies Come to:

Downton Abbey: A New Era (2022) The general release of this film was yesterday, so I took the missus to the movies for her birthday (which is actually today). We haven’t been out to see a film in almost two-and-a-half … Continue reading

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They Also Serve Who Only Stand and Wait

Downton Abbey (2010 – 2015) Having been a late fan of Upstairs, Downstairs (1971-1975), I find it interesting how the British love to show a time when rich people (read, the nobility) had servants (read, slaves). At the moment, we … Continue reading

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Government: By the People for the People?

Aristocracy vs Liberty Phineas Quimby was a very opinionated man. And having witnessed first-hand the American Civil War meant that he based his thinking on what he saw going on around him. Politically, he equated priests and doctors to the … Continue reading

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