December 11, 2017, 21:32

Culture
  • Stressed? Depressed? Cowboy Up!

    I always leave my cowboy friends’ house in a good mood, relaxed from a couple of cans of Coors, and cover ...

    I always leave my cowboy friends’ house in a good mood, relaxed from a couple of cans of Coors, and covered in dog fur. It’s the best way to go through life. “Cow Camp,” as they call their quaint litt ...

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  • Metropolis at 90: You’ll Never See a Movie Like This Again

    In 1927, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis premiered in Berlin, accompanied by majestic symphonic music written by ...

    In 1927, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis premiered in Berlin, accompanied by majestic symphonic music written by composer Gottfried Huppertz, one of the first orchestral works specially composed for films dur ...

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  • More Women Have Joyless Sex Than You Think

    The great 19th century British jurist, James Fitzjames Stephen, writes the following in Liberty, Equality ...

    The great 19th century British jurist, James Fitzjames Stephen, writes the following in Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: “A woman marries. This in every case is a voluntary action. If she regards the ma ...

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  • He Was a Lifelong Buddy

    I got a story, ain’t got no moral: Let’s call him Thomas. I have known him since I was five. His was the ...

    I got a story, ain’t got no moral: Let’s call him Thomas. I have known him since I was five. His was the first (and only) black family on my block, circa 1973. They could have timed their arrival bett ...

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  • My Epiphany at a New Jersey Chinese Buffet

    Perhaps I am the only person for whom a visit to the Chinese buffet is an occasion for reflecting on the ...

    Perhaps I am the only person for whom a visit to the Chinese buffet is an occasion for reflecting on the nature of work and society. I do not mean that I philosophize to the exclusion of stuffing myse ...

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  • Redeeming the Debauched Falstaff

    Falstaff: Give Me Life (Shakespeare’s Personalities) Harold Bloom, Scribner, 176 pages. In The Daem ...

    Falstaff: Give Me Life (Shakespeare’s Personalities) Harold Bloom, Scribner, 176 pages. In The Daemon Knows, published in 2015, the heroic, boundless Harold Bloom claimed to have one more book l ...

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