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Radio Moscow Calling… from Portland

Back around 1980 or so Cuba started blasting the English service of Radio Moscow toward the US on AM radio and living on the lower Gulf Coast I could pick it up easily and listened to it… a whoooole lot. … Continue reading

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Theory and Praxis of North Korean Cinema: An Initial Approximation

I’m working up a set of criteria to review North Korean movies with. So far I have the following: The Kim Co-efficient: How strong a presence is the cult of Kim (and/or religion of Juche). Socialist Plenty: Movies from communist … Continue reading

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The Glorious Victory of the Proper Ideology

One of my many personal failings (or defects of character if you will) is a deep love of propaganda. Intellectually I can hate and despise (or simply not accept) the message or the people that put it together, but the … Continue reading

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