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Jenni Quilter

Fish Tossing

I began to remember The Muppet Show when my daughter turned three, and I began to wonder what of my own childhood I wanted...

Light in the Eyes

What happens when a sex symbol turns seventy? In her memoir I’ll Never Write my Memoir (2015), Grace Jones tells us she has a...

Half and Half Again

In the fifth-century BC, in southern Italy, there lived a philosopher called Parmenides, who believed that ontological pluralism—the belief that our existence is made...

A & I

Most people, when they remember the film Alien, remember the dinner scene. When it was filmed, the director Ridley Scott refused to tell the...

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