Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Pure Pleasure, I

A short, recurring list of items that transcend the limits inherent in the genres in which they were produced:

(1) Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958)
(2) The track "Balcón de Santiago," from Compay Segundo's album Calle Salud (1999)
(3) Diego Velásquez's Las Meninas (1656)
(4) Louis Armstrong's two takes of "Stardust," recorded in 1931
(5) Rosalind Russell's performance in Howard Hawks' His Girl Friday (1940)
(6) Buster Keaton's Sherlock, Jr., (1924)
(7) J. H. Elliott's The Count-Duke of Olivares: The Statesman in an Age of Decline, (Yale UP, 1986)
(8) The "It Takes a Pillage" episode from The Cartoon Network's The Life and Times of Juniper Lee
(9) G. F. Handel's Giulio Caesare (1724)
(10) Dan Slott's She-Hulk #1 (December 2005)

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