"This is a novel about people who were punished entirely too much for what they did. They wanted to have a good time, but they were like children playing in the street; they could see one after another of them being killed - run over, maimed, destroyed - but they continued to play anyhow. We really all were very happy for a while, sitting around not toiling but just bullshitting and playing, but it was for such a terrible brief time, and then the punishment was beyond belief: even when we could see it, we could not believe it...
In Memoriam. These were comrades whom I had; there are no better. They remain in my mind, and the enemy will never be forgiven. The "enemy" was their mistake in playing. Let them play again, in some other way, and let them be happy." PKD
This year I shall revert to old, bad habits and will attend a Thanksgiving sit-down at my brother's home. I expect to wind up in what's euphemistically called an "easy chair", stupefied by gluttony and football.
Bremen, Bristol, Bourbon, Cadiz, Carthage, Churubusco, Darmstadt, Dublin, Edinburgh, Elberfeld, Geneva, Haubstadt, Hebron, Holland, Kingsbury, Knightstown, Knightsville, Ladoga, La Paz, La Fontaine, Little York, Mecca, Milan, Monterey, Montezuma, Morocco, Munster, New Amsterdam, New Palestine, North Manchester, Orleans, Oxford, Rome City, Russiaville, Troy, Versailles, Vevay, Vera Cruz, Waterloo, West Lebanon, Yorktown.
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"Yes, thanks for ghostery, that one's very useful.
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"The Capture (1950)
Low budget John Sturges noirish Western set in Mexico concerning an oilman who feels guilty about shooting a man suspected of robbing his company's payroll. Has its moments but some major plot…"