By: Peggy Nelson

Dr. Mabuse has sensed a disturbance in the Force. He has been instructed by Morpheus to conduct a spirit telethon. [still from Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler, dir. Frtiz Lang, 1922] To that end we are […]

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Léon Theremin

By: Erik Davis

Child of St. Petersburg, bug-maker for the KGB, and husband of the African-American dancer Lavinia Williams, LÉON THEREMIN (1896-1993) achieved immortality through the eponymous electronic instrument he invented in 1920. Originally called the “aetherphone,” the […]

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