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Shut Up, He Explained: On Talking Heads In Jazz Flicks

As an avid watcher of jazz documentaries, my thoughts on the genre may be summed up by the words of two of my favorite writers, Raymond Carver and Ring Lardner. Carver named his first short story collection “Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?–the words are spoken by a character named Ralph to his wife Marian, who has confessed to cheating on him in the story of the same name… [ read more ]

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