I've been to discombobulated to keep up posting over the break, but I couldn't let the deaths of Eartha Kitt and Harold Pinter pass without at least a couple links.
Here are a couple choice Kitt performances (the first, "I Want To Be Evil," was the tune that made me fall for her -- the second, "Uska Dara" is in Turkish):
And here's the first segment of a TV version of Pinter's play "The Collection," starring a quartet of terrific actors: Helen Mirren, Malcolm McDowell, Laurence Olivier and Alan Bates (you can get to the other parts if you click through to youtube):
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