A Genuine Actor: Francesco Serpico

A very thought provoking piece. OG has been on fire lately, nice work.

OffGuardian

by Edward Curtin

genuine actors: Al Pacino(left) being Frank Serpico (right) being himself

There are unconscious actors among them and involuntary actors; the genuine are always rare, especially genuine actors. Friedrick Nietzche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Any artist [person] who goes in for being famous in our society must know that it is not he who will become famous, but someone else under his name, someone who will eventually escape him and perhaps someday will kill the true artist [person] in him. Albert Camus, “Create Dangerously”

It ain’t me you’re lookin for, babe. Bob Dylan, It Ain’t Me, Babe

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The set was real but illusionary: A legendary old New England hotel dressed festively for Christmas and the holiday season. Norman Rockwell’s magical realism. The lobby full with merriment, the cozy fire dancing to the sweet sound of violin and piano Christmas music mixed with a subtle alcoholic fragrance. Main Street…

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