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Chad Friedrichs

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Thursday, June 7 2012

You Can't Escape the Memories: 'The Pruitt-Igoe Myth'

The myth referenced in the film's title is that Pruitt-Igoe's fatal flaw was its architectural design, a long-held belief that Friedrich's film handily debunks. Pruitt-Igoe, first and foremost, was a victim of unfortunate timing.


Thursday, December 2 2004

Jandek on Corwood (2004)

This documentary on defiantly obscure indie-rock cult figure Jandek reveals not so much the man-behind-the-myth, but rather, the myth-behind-the-myth.


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