The film’s creator (Shane Currath) and his audience pride themselves on not needing ANY exposition whatsoever. It’s actually an impressive achievement, with about 10 minutes of dialogue out of 93 minutes total. If that’s enough of a draw for you, stop reading and go watch it – it is actually a good immersive and dreamlike experience.
It’s a physical object with an unwritten expiry date, evidenced by the fact that every constitution eventually fails its people. Belief in this object must be continually maintenanced through the indoctrination of each new generation, not unlike our indoctrination into Christianity or the Chinese youth into Communism.
In the early 1500s much of France was gripped by an horrifically repressive form of Christianity (Calvinism), likely causing so much psychological stress for the people of Alsace, that one woman dancing dileriously in the streets triggered “The Dancing Plague”. Upon seeing this woman, others joined in the continuous dancing, likely including hundreds of people … Corunka Wirus & the Spiritual Desert
Prefer to listen? Play the video above. The week after this, of August 6th, Ireland slips further down the bottomless chasm of bondage and Fascism with the introduction of yet more ridiculous Covid-19 measures and an extension of equally nonsensical commercial restrictions. Last week, a homeless person died on our streets every day. A paedophile … Our Fetishisation of Protest
A review and information on “Unquiet Graves”, a documentary by Seán A. Murray, which I attended the screening of today in Galway. The production involved an Irish and English crew and tells the story of collusion between the British military, police, and MI6 with Loyalist paramilitaries, with a particular focus on “The Glennane Gang” responsible for the slaughter of 120 innocent Irish Catholics in the 1970s.
Right out the gate observation: this one-season-wonder was mistaken by people to be the fictional in-story TV series it lampooned. Although it received great reviews from both critics and viewers, who actually gave it time, the Fox show could have caught a lot more eyeballs if it sold itself for what it actually is – a dark comedy.