****

 

There are no interpretations

 

but only misinterpretations.

 

- Harold Bloom,

 

from

 

THE ANXIETY OF INFLUENCE

 

(1973)

 

 

 

Aaaarrggghhh!!!

 

- poor ol' Gardevil

 

 

 

 

****

 

 

His soul was not for rent

 

By any studio or government

 

Never left us with discontent

 

His legacy is permanent

 

 

Neil Peart

 

1952 - 2020

 

 

Drum on,

 

gentle, intrepid dreamer

 

RUSH on

 

 

 

****

 

 

'...Canada expects

 

that each fan

 

will do their part

 

irrespective

 

of where they exist

 

along

 

the space-time continuum-

 

so, get on with it,

 

Gardevil!'

 

- excerpt from

 

the 2019 Canadian

 

Speech from the Throne

 

by

 

Commander-General

 

Julie Payette

 

 

****

 

 

Superfan never made any money

 

savin' the world from

 

Landis n Folsey...

 

 

yesss, that's right,

 

cybernauts,

 

Scrappy Gary Gardev

 

is back

 

for another year

 

of bustin' the Zone-

 

let us hope that

 

2020 vision

 

will truly help him

 

succeed in his

 

monumental

 

!tragicomic task!

 

 

?And isn't it

 

wryly amusing

 

and amazing

 

how fantabulous

 

Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

 

of the

 

George Lucas book

 

become

 

when films are pondered

 

in

 

chronological order?

 

 

Also

 

check out

 

Chapter Two

 

for a

 

radically revised

 

interpretation

 

of

 

the allegorical

 

Victor Fleming film,

 

THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939),

 

Chapter Three

 

for a

 

radically revised

 

interpretation

 

of

 

the allegorical

 

George R. Hill film, 

 

THE STING (1973),

 

the

 

Don Coscarelli

 

'essay'

 

for

 

an exciting

 

new look

 

at

 

the presciently

 

and triumphantly twilit

 

and allegorical film,

 

THE BEASTMASTER (1982)

 

and

 

the

 

T.V. 'Terry Baby' Gilliam

 

'essay'

 

for a

 

radically revised

 

interpretation

 

 

of

 

the twilit and allegorical film, 

 

BRAZIL (1985).

 

 

 

 

!Radical, dude!

 

 

****

 

 

 

...life is the same as death

 

but the soul continues

 

in the same blinding light

 

- Ti Jean

 

from 123rd Chorus

 

of

 

MEXICO CITY BLUES

 

 

 

****

 

 

The truth is always best.

 

The only trouble is -

 

what is the truth?

 

- Rockie

 

from

 

Out In The Open:

 

life on the street (1997)

 

 

 

 

****

 

 

 

And

 

remember,

 

when in

 

Mississauga,

 

always visit

 

Image Collections,

 

the

 

finest emporium

 

of

 

collectibles,

 

games

 

and

 

narrative art

 

in

 

Streetsville,

 

'...the town in the city'.

 

!!AWESOME!!

 

 

 

****

 

 

 

RIP

 

Danny Aiello

 

Andy Anderson

 

Al Noor Mosque victims

 

Ginger Baker

 

Hal Blaine

 

Harold Bloom

 

Captain Marvel

 

Chinese Paddlefish

 

Michael Colgrass

 

Clarkie the Turkey

 

Jonathan Davis

 

D-Day Heroes

 

Doris Day

 

Dayton victims

 

Chynna Deese

 

Leonard Dyck

 

El Paso victims

 

Reese Fallon

 

Albert Finney

 

Irv Forbush

 

Robert Forster

 

Lucas Fowler

 

Graeme Gibson

 

Katherine Helmond

 

Neil Innes

 

Julianne Kozis

 

Leo the Cat

 

Linwood Mosque victims

 

Carson Lockwood

 

Peter Mayhew

 

Toni Morrison

 

Katharine Mulherin

 

Toni Myers

 

D.A. Pennebaker

 

Luke Perry

 

Andre Previn

 

Pat Roach

 

Shazam

 

Lisa Sheridan

 

John Singleton

 

Sri Lankan Bombing victims

 

Rip Torn

 

Turkey the Clarkie

 

Agnes Varda