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Dinner at Per Se – Part 1

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The original intent of what was my second foray into the city was to see There Will Be Blood, the critically acclaimed film by one of my favorite directors, PT Anderson, starring one of the absolute best actors, Daniel Day Lewis, working today. This was my first moviegoing experience in the Big Apple and let me tell you, Going to the Show, as my ol’ man liked to call it, is a lot different here than it is in the ‘burg.…

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No Country for Old Men

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After deciding that Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, with its searing prose and harrowing vision, was the best book I have ever read, I started to go through the back catalogue of McCarthy’s work, beginning with No Country for Old Men. The title comes from the poem “Sailing to Byzantium” by William Butler Yeats. The plot follows the interweaving paths of the three central characters (Moss, Chigurh, and Bell) set in motion by events related to a drug deal gone bad…

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