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still of Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark in black and white

Mefites are discussing Steven Soderbergh's black-and-white cut of Raiders of the Lost Ark with music by Trent Reznor and no dialog. Are there other films that are better in black and white? Molesome knows some.
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Meanwhile, over in Metatalk, Last day to submit to Mefi Music Swap, MeFi Mag revisited, MetatalkMimosas: Your Music Muse!, Updated Community Guidelines, and Site Update #1.

08/01/20
by taz

Intermediate staples?

Bartje Boemboe // Frank FestivalBartje Boemboe // Frank Festival by Merlijn Hoek (cc by-nc-nd)

Phunniemee asks, "What's the next level after basic? What should I keep in my fridge and pantry to enable me to cook slightly more interesting than basic food?" The primroses were over kicks off the answers with a great tip on lemons 🍋 and furnace.heart brings the link love for various pantry staples by cuisine.🌶
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Meanwhile, over in Fanfare, people are talking about the novel In an Absent Dream 📖, and the film The Old Guard 🎬 among other things.

07/31/20
by taz

Music swap deadline!
Last chance to participate in the Music Swap; deadline for submission is Saturday, so if you feel like swapping playlists, get to it!

07/30/20
by cortex

"Socialism’s DIY Computer"

Balancing Act

Piedras de primavera, spring stones.Piedras de primavera, spring stones. by Vvillamon (cc by-sa)

Life hacks for the psyche and emotional wellbeing? What's a good habit that you introduced in your life and has since made all the difference?

07/29/20
by taz

[fan/fawn pun goes here]

Magic Kingdom - Dancin' DeerMagic Kingdom - Dancin' Deer by Jeff Krause Photography (cc by-nc-nd)

Harpist playing outdoors receives an unexpected visit

07/28/20
by taz

"Fire and Quarrels"

image of Fireman's coat decorated with a depiction of the Toad SpiritFireman's coat decorated with a depiction of the Toad Spirit

Japanese Firemen’s Coats (19th century)

07/27/20
by taz

Sunday is a good day for railway history!

Waiting to come homeWaiting to come home by mripp (cc by)

Dame posted Retours, "a digital magazine on the intersection of railway history, design and photography."

07/26/20
by taz

Significantly Other

clayclay by Dean Hochman (cc by)

Signal asks, Please recommend SF books that are significantly Other.

07/25/20
by taz

She cooks with her eyes

127 - With kheer to follow127 - With kheer to follow by Crispin Cresswell (cc by-nc-nd)

When it comes to comfort food, what I crave isn’t sweets, or melted cheese, or creamy pasta, or brothy soups. Like many Kashmiris, I long for rogan josh, our traditional lamb dish, spicy and rich, whose recipe my mum holds hostage in Michigan. ChuraChura posts Priyanka Mattoo's How to Extract a Mother’s Rogan Josh Recipe Over Zoom.

07/22/20
by taz

Ghostwriters Needed!

Haunted Cozy HomeHaunted Cozy Home by Stitcher Scribbler (cc by-nc-nd)

Help me come up with new verses for "Twinkle Twinkle, Little Ghost"

07/20/20
by taz

Shell Shock

YarrrYarrr by Eric Kilby (cc by-sa)

Would lions eat clams?

07/15/20
by taz

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