Category: Mindless Diversions

Mindless Diversions is a place to discuss movies, books, films/TV, games, or any other entertainment/lifestyle stuff, without the constant internet bickering over personal political and religious preferences. There are plenty of places on the internet for that.

Occasionally, politics and religion will come up anyway – human art and entertainment often address them – and that’s fine, too, as long as your primary intent is to talk about the art – not to give your political opponents a stealth poke in the eye.

Comment threads that stray into politics or religion will be monitored closely, and, if you get a mod telling you “No politics,” or “No religion,” that’s what it means.

Mindless Diversions strives to be a place for people to come together, not be split apart.

Treat each other kindly.

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Songs!

A bit of Mrazzmatazz.

Rebecca Solnit 7

Sunday Morning! “The Faraway Nearby”

On Rebecca Solnit’s 2013 collection of interwoven, digressive, personal essays about the stories we tell to make our way through life with each other.

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Songs!

99 songs about booze in this post. 99 songs about booze.

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Songs!

I don’t care about pollution
I’m an air-conditioned gypsy
That’s my solution
Watch the police and the taxman miss me!

Kaili Blues 5

Sunday Morning! “Kaili Blues”

A few brief notes on a Dada memoir from a founder and Bi Gan’s stunning 2015 film on time, memory, and the illusory quality of past, present, and future.

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Songs!

Not so dire? Damn straight! This week’s prompt, which should once again be a fun one: “A song that makes you want to dance”

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Songs!

Too late now, Roger, for both of us.

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