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Pictures of Lilly

The name John Lilly might conjure many images: scientist; physician; the inspiration behind William Hurt’s character in the psychedelic cinema classic Altered States; don’t forget dolphin whisperer. John Lilly contained multitudes and I was pleasantly surprised to stumble upon this look back at the man and his work from the Stuff To Blow Your Mind [...]

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The Devil and Ken Russell

A flamboyant director whose early career as a pioneering creator of television programming foreshadowed a controversial foray into feature films, Ken Russell died last November at the age of 84. Russell had a penchant for taking sexual and religious themes head-on and he courted controversy with every film. His over-the-top production style was declared pretentious [...]

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