RUMUR | Michael Galinsky
Rumur, Documentary, Filmmaking, Brooklyn, New York, Video Production, True Crime
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Author: Michael Galinsky

04 Feb Addiction

we are working on a film about the relationship between stress and pain. The film focuses on Dr. John Sarno. Jonathan Ames, who referenced Dr. Sarno's book "Healing Back Pain, on his show HBO "Bored to Death" is in the film. On Saturday I picked up his book "The Alcoholic". Last night after Phillip Seymour Hoffman had passed away I...

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02 Feb You Can Go Home Again

Today is my birthday, our birthday. My brother and I are 45. For the past six months I have been living in my childhood home with my wife and kids. It no longer feels surreal, and in fact, it is starting to feel like home. There are countless reasons that we came here. My childhood friends have children the same...

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01 Feb The Dying of the Light

It’s been eight years since my father was hit by a car and killed. Tonight I walked down to the spot to spend some time with him. Like so many other Jews who were born during depression, and then grew up during the war and its aftermath, my father wasn’t very religious. He was an academic, and I think that...

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08 Jan "Her" outpaces "American Hustle"

As we sat down last night to watch “Her”, my friend and I briefly discussed “American Hustle”.  She found it thoroughly entertaining.  I almost walked out of it because I found it so stylistically annoying at the start.  In the end I was able to appreciate the emotional complexity that it developed, but there was something about it that seemed...

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22 Dec First World, Frozen, Coffee

If you live in the first world you have first world problems.  When we discuss first world problems it doesn’t mean that we don’t care about the rest of the world’s ills.  Today I ran into some minor first world problems and while I think it's important to let minor things go and not obsess about them, I also think...

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19 Dec Cheating Death

This afternoon I clicked on one of those facebook links. You know, one of the amazing wonderous groupings of incredible things.  It was a "near misses" compilation; dozens of people seemingly cheating sudden death, walking away from accidents that should have destroyed them.  There were people that froze as a car tumbled toward them, only to have it hit a...

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