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So I'm still processing my thoughts about The #CurrentWar.

My immediate reaction upon leaving the theater: This film is custom-made for a crossover between @SocHistTech and History at the Movies (#HATM).

(@HerbertHistory-If this comes to pass, let me know!)

#histSTM (1/17)
A few additional thoughts: The movie makes it very clear that the #CurrentWar was between Edison & Westinghouse.

Yes, Tesla is there too (more on him in a moment), but the system-builders (cf. Hughes) are front and center.

I was also pleasantly surprised to see Mary Stillwell Edison and Marguerite Erskine Walker Westinghouse featured prominently in the film. The latter is actually referred to as George's wife & business partner.

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My all-time favorite #Christmas song. The message is a beautiful one:
#DavidBowie #BingCrosby #LittleDrummerBoy

"Peace on earth, can it be
Years from now, perhaps we'll see
See the day of glory
See the day when men of good will
Live in peace, live in peace again...
"Every child must be made aware
Every child must be made to care
Care enough for his fellow man
To give all the love that he can..
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Dunque. Un'oretta fa ho preso il #786 davanti al San Camillo, ovviamente pieno di ragazzini appena usciti da scuola. Tra di loro, una ragazzina trans che chiacchierava con delle compagne. Mi sono ritrovata a fissarla - sì, lo so che è da maleducati, ma c'era un motivo preciso:... ragazzina somigliava un sacco a #DavidBowie, periodo berlinese. Avete presente quant'era figo #Bowie nel 1977? Ecco, esattamente.
Avrei voluto dirglielo («somigli un sacco a Bowie nel periodo berlinese!»), ma non l'ho fatto. Perché?
Perché ho cominciato a pensare: non è mica tanto normale che una persona sconosciuta si avvicini per dirti «somigli un sacco a #Bowie nel periodo berlinese!», magari evitiamo l'effetto #creepyoldlady (ché, insomma, ci ho un'età. Per gli adolescenti sono 'na vecchia.)...
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Puisque les langues se délient pour faire passer aux agresseurs un sale quart d’heure, j’aimerais lister ici les hommes célèbres qui ont été accusés ou condamnés en raison de violences sexuelles qu’ils ont vraisemblablement commises.
[TW viol de mineure]
#KirkDouglas aurait violé l’actrice #NatalieWood, alors adolescente, à l’occasion d’un casting.
[TW inceste, pédocriminalité, suicide]
En 1993, la fille de #MarlonBrando, #CheyenneBrando, qui s’est suicidée depuis, accusait ce dernier de l’avoir agressée sexuellement.
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