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Josh Bell

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"You can't kiss a movie," Jean Luc Godard said, and this is mostly true, in that you cannot
initiate the kiss. The Movie could initiate the kiss if The Movie wanted, as it is so much taller, 
leaning in, no way to demur, you would be too polite anyway, and, as the Roman poets have 
stressed,
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Please speak to meonly of the present
            or if you must            bring up the past
bring up only thatwhich you and I
            don't share. I know