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FILMSFEBRUARY 2022

(Wingard 2021) Godzil­la vs. Kong
(Marsaud 2011) The Amaz­ing World of Gum­ball: Ep.1 ― The DVD
(Pil­lai 2014) Mid­Somer Mur­ders: Ep.100 ― The Killings of Copenhagen
(1993) Robot Wars
(1975) Switch­blade Sisters
(Agra­ma 1981) Dawn of the Mummy
(Trelfer 2022) Dark Cor­ners Review: Dawn of the Mummy
(Finn 2020) Crowd­ed House: Vir­tu­al Live On Fan­gra­dio “Don’t Dream It’s Over”
(Pro­fes­sor of Rock 2020) Neil Finn of Crowd­ed House on 80s Clas­sic Don’t
. . . Dream It’s Over
(Gas­nier 1938) Reefer Madness
(Trelfer 2022) Dark Cor­ners Review: Man Beast
(Jeunet 2022) BigBug
(Smith 2006) Mid­Somer Mur­ders: Ep.52 ― Dance with the Dead
(Low­ery 2021) The Green Knight Read more »

First-time listening for February 2022

26291. (U‑Roy) Seri­ous Matter
26292. (Meghan Train­or) All About That Bass for Four Contrabassoons 
Botswana Tra­di­tion­al Dance & Choir Music mixed by DJ Dr Bax:
. . . . 26293. (Shum­ba Rat­she­ga) Dume­lang Batswana
. . . . 26294. (Vom­it & Diparo) Thobane
. . . . 26295. (Vom­it & Diparo) City
. . . . 26296. (Daude) Poko Bogosi
. . . . 26297. (Vom­it & Diparo) Obaleseng
. . . . 26298. (Ditiro) Mama le Papa
. . . . 26299. (Gong Mas­ter & Ditiro) Let­la­pa le Ikadile
. . . . 26300. (Maxy) Cherikwa
. . . . 26301. (Cul­ture Spears) Kulenyane
. . . . 26302. (Shum­ba Rat­she­ga) Makhirikhiri
. . . . 26303. (Cul­ture Spears) Khudu
. . . . 26304. (Shum­ba Rat­she­ga) Loso la Monnamogolo
. . . . 26305. (Mat­sieng) Tshwana go Bosigo
. . . . 26306. (Mat­sieng) Tinto
. . . . 26307. (Mach­esa Tra­di­tion­al Group) San­go Sango
26308. (Starset) Horizons
26309. (Louis Arm­strong) Louis Arm­strong [Verve Jazz Mas­ters #1]
26310. (Dave Grohl) Pock­et­watch [as Late!]
26311. (Neil Finn) Out of Silence
26312. (Leonar­do Leo) Amor vuol sof­feren­za (1739) [com­plete opera; d. Moles; Fallot, 
. . . . . Dona­di­ni, Laurenza]

READINGFEBRUARY 2022

24843. (Michael Baigent) Rac­ing Toward Armageddon
24844. (Matthew D. Short­ridge, et al) Bac­te­r­i­al Pro­tein Struc­tures Reveal 
. . . . . Phy­lum Depen­dent Diver­gence [arti­cle]
24845. (Shel­by S. Putt, et al) The Func­tion­al Brain Net­works that Underlie 
. . . . . Ear­ly Stone Age Tool Man­u­fac­ture [arti­cle]
24846. (David E. Jones) An Instinct for Dragons
24847. (Doro­ta Pietrzyk-Reeves) Magna Car­ta and the Rise of Anglo-American 
. . . . . Con­sti­tu­tion­al­ism [arti­cle]
24848. (Michael Wol­raigh) Unrea­son­able Men ― Theodore Roo­sevelt and the 
. . . . . Repub­li­can Rebels who Cre­at­ed Pro­gres­sive Politics 
24849. Fun-Size Beano #84 [comix]
24850. (Johannes Müller, Robert Hoff­mann & Mila Shati­lo) Tripolye Mega-Sites: 
. . . . . “Col­lec­tive Com­pu­ta­tion­al Abil­i­ties” of Pre­his­toric Proto-Urban 
. . . . . Soci­eties? [arti­cle]
24851. (Nichola Rai­hani) The Social Instinct ― How Coop­er­a­tion Shaped the World
24852. (Julian Thomas) Neolithiza­tion and Pop­u­la­tion Replace­ment in Britain: 
. . . . . An Alter­na­tive View [arti­cle]
24853. (Cathy Gere) Knos­sos & the Prophets of Modernism

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Open­ing of the Bloor/Danforth sub­way line, Toron­to, Feb­ru­ary 26, 1966

FILMSJANUARY 2022

(Leis­sen 1959) The Twi­light Zone: Ep.4 ― The Six­teen-Mil­lime­ter Shrine
(Marin 1933) A Study in Scarlet
(Gazcón 1966) Rage
(Graves 2021) Foun­da­tion: Ep.3 ― The Mathematician’s Ghost
(Pat­ter­son 2022) Har­ry Pot­ter 20th Anniver­sary: Return to Hogwarts
(Sny­der 2021) Zack Sny­der’s Jus­tice League
(Usti­nov 1962) Bil­ly Budd
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First-time listening for January, 2022

26271. (Adele) 30
26272. (Bahamas) Earthtones
26273. (Vince Guaral­di Trio) The Vince Guaral­di Trio
26274. (Pat­ti Page) The Best of Pat­ti Page [20th Cen­tu­ry Masters]
26275. (Johann Sebas­t­ian Bach) Can­ta­ta #106 “Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeite”, 
. . . . . bwv.106
26276. (Johann Sebas­t­ian Bach) Can­ta­ta #107 “Was willst du dich betrüben”, bwv.107
26277. (Johann Sebas­t­ian Bach) Can­ta­ta #108 “Es ist euch gut, daß ich hingehe”, 
. . . . . bwv.108
26278. (Right­eous Broth­ers) “Unchained Melody” [Bob­by Hat­field solo, 1965]
26279. (Moby) Great­est Hits [web compilation]
26280. (Ames Broth­ers) Autumn Leaves
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READINGJANUARY 2022

Unknown Worlds of Sci­ence Fic­tion, Vol.1 #3, May 1975:
. . . . 24827. (Roy Thomas) A Night at the Space Opera [edi­to­r­i­al]
. . . . 24828. (Tony Isabel­la [text], Gene Colan [art] & Frank Chiara­monte [art])
. . . . . . . . . The Star-Magi[based on “Slow Glass” by Bob Shaw] [comix]
. . . . 24829. (Ger­ry Con­way [text] & George Perez [art]) Occu­pa­tion Force [comix]
. . . . 24830. (Doug Moench [text] & Vin­cente Alcazar [art]) … Not Long Before 
. . . . . . . . . the End [from the sto­ry by Lar­ry Niv­en] [comix]
. . . . 24831. (Ed Leim­bach­er) Sand­worms and Sav­iors: A Con­ver­sa­tion with Frank 
. . . . . . . . . Her­bert, Author of Dune [inter­view]
. . . . 24832. (Bruce Jones [text & art]) Ges­ta­tion [comix]
. . . . 24833. (Don Thomp­son) SFWA: The Thing that Spawned Neb­u­las [arti­cle]
. . . . 24834. (Roy Thomas [text] & Alex Nino [art]) “Repent, Har­le­quin!” Said the 
. . . . . . . . . Tick­tock­man [from the sto­ry by Har­lan Elli­son] [comix]
24834. (Jean-Paul Gagnon & George Vasilev) Oppor­tu­ni­ty in the Cri­sis of Democracy 
. . . . . [arti­cle]
24835. (Jean-Paul Gagnon, et al) The Mar­gin­al­ized Democ­ra­cies of the World [arti­cle]
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End­pa­per for the Win­ston series of juve­nile sci­ence fic­tion nov­els by the comics and sci­ence fic­tion artist Alex Schom­burg [Ale­jan­dro Schom­burg y Rosa] (1905–1998)

FILMSDECEMBER 2021

(Dear­den 1969) The Assas­si­na­tion Bureau
(New­land 1959) One Step Beyond: Ep.1 ― The Bride Pos­sessed [pilot]
(Hon­da 1964) Moth­ra vs. Godzil­la [モスラ対ゴジラ; Mosura tai Gojira]
(Trelfer 2021) Bran­don’s Cult Movie Review: Moth­ra vs. Godzilla
(Dante ) Trail­ers from Hell: Joe Dante on The Curse of the Cat People
(von Fritsch & Wise 1944) The Curse of the Cat People
(Trelfer 2021) Val Lew­ton’s Cat Peo­ple: Beyond the Shadows
(Matthews 1998) The Fairy King of Ar [aka Beings] [Riff­Trax version]
(Grei­danus 1990) The Final Sac­ri­fice [Mys­tery Sci­ence The­atre version]
(Sanders 2021) Foun­da­tion: Ep.1 ― The Emperor’s Peace
(Gowarik­er 2016) Mohen­jo Daro
(Hon­da 1963) Atragon [海底軍艦; Kaitei Gunkan] 
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