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    "A fast, complex, exhilarating roadster ride through history and time.... Kino is an intoxicating Euro-brew, written with enormous skill and dedication." — Frederick Barthelme

    "Jürgen Fauth's deft mashup of genre and historical period is both a full-throttle literary thriller of ideas and a contemplative examination of film and fascism. Kino is a debut of great intellectual  force."– Teddy Wayne

    "A surprising alternative history. Kino brings the golden age of German cinema to light with loving, sometimes gritty, detail and great precision." – Neal Pollack, author of Jewball.

    "A delirious melange of conspiracy, magic, sex, history, bad behavior, and cinema, Kino is a stellar entertainment, and Jürgen Fauth is a writer of rare, sinister imagination." – Owen King, author of Reenactment

    "A light-hearted romp that leads straight into darkness and back through the shadows on the wall."– Ben Loory, author of Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day

    "Movie nuts arise! A happy and felicitous debut."– Terese Svoboda

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Boring Short Films

If Jim Jarmusch can get away with No Limits, No Control, perhaps you might enjoy my exquisitely dull Flip videos. Hey, it’s all about “pure experience.”  If you like, follow & friend me on Vimeo, YouTube, or Flickr for more.  I’m expecting more exciting subject matter soon. (More posts tagged muckfilm.) Paupack Park Tribeca Film […]

Everybunny Loves Spring

Another herky-jerky time-lapse experiment, this time assembled from about 500 still photos I took on a walk through Astoria. Vimeo’s video compression adds an additional level of strangeness that makes this almost worth watching.

Queensday Afternoon

America The Cherry Blossoms Are Falling

Yesterday, I escaped the puerile, disgusting, and (worst of all) staggeringly unfunny Poultrygeist to enjoy a banana in Central Park. Today, unrelenting construction noise on our block makes me wish I could seek refuge at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, where the cherries are in full bloom. They’ve delighted us in the past — but alas, […]

The Devil Went Down to Muxville

For a few days each spring and fall, while the increasingly volatile meteorological pendulum swings from frozen sewer to sweltering garbage heap, New York City enjoys perfect weather. September 11, 2001 was such a day, and so is today — 60 degrees, not a cloud in the sky, and an unheard-of ratio of smiles to […]

Konsum: Stalling Woodpecker Edition

None of the movies I saw this week thrilled as much as the conclusion to the first part of T. H. White’s The Once and Future King. After 200 pages of young Wart’s education, we finally get to the part about the sword in the stone. It’s Merlyn’s final lesson, presented in a hallucinatory passage […]

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Muckworld Roundup – Cheese Edition

My grandmother always said: “Don’t trust anybody who doesn’t like cheese.” It’s been a good week for movies — I saw The Bourne Ultimatum, The Simpsons Movie, Dans Paris, Sunset Blvd, The 11th Hour and the Inland Empire DVD — but it’s time to break up the rave reviews with a little artisanal gouda and […]

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