Tag Archives: Dr. Strangelove

Mark Maynard’s first annual Sterling Hayden film festival

I’m not feeling up to working right now, so I’m making some snacks and cueing everything up for a Sterling Hayden double feature. If you’d like to join me, I’ll be starting with John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle (1950), and then moving imediately onto Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing (1956). Then, if I’m still awake, I’ll […]

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U-M pulls a screening of American Sniper, coach Harbaugh responds

We all knew it was just a matter of time before Harbaugh exerted himself. Well, it’s happened. CONTEXT: Earlier this week, the University of Michigan announced a campus screening of the controversial film American Sniper. As one might expect, the announcement was met with a significant student protest. UM, in response, cancelled the screening. Then […]

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Celebrating Memorial Day by killing non-American invasive species on Water Street

I know tomorrow is a holiday, and most of you already have plans, but, if you’re up for a little fresh air and exercise, and don’t feel like going to the parade, I’ll be out at the Water Street prairie between 9:00 and 11:00 doing my best to eradicate the Spotted Knapweed that’s threatening our […]

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