Archive for November 29th, 2009

Original TV Production of The Prisoner Is Now Online »

Especially with AMC’s flawed and disappointing, recent remake of The Prisoner, the celebrated, libertarian, metaphysical TV series that was created by and starred the late Patrick McGoohan (originally having aired from 1967 to 1968), it is great news indeed that the entire original version is now available online. As a result, here is the…
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Victims of the Tax State: The Singing Nun »

Shortly after the Kennedy assassination, a most unlikely celebrity bested the Beatles on the charts. She was Sister Luc Gabriel (Jeanine Deckers), better known as “The Singing Nun.” Deckers had joined a Belgian convent in 1959. The songs she wrote and performed (particularly “Dominique,” a salute to the founder of her religious order) proved…
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