“It’s just that masks are terribly comfortable. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.”

A still from Roberto Rossellini’s 1945 “Rome: Open City”

Boss MT-2 Metal Zone Distortion Pedal

The Sphinx at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massaschusetts
The Sphinx at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

When the drama of human life is secondary to the plot

A still from Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color (2013)

Colin Dickey

Failed histories, histories of failure. Author of four books: The Unidentified, Ghostland, Afterlives of the Saints, and Cranioklepty.

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