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“We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories.” ― Jonathan Gottschall, The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human

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“We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories.” ― Jonathan Gottschall, The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human

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Amor Vincit Omnia (1601-1602)
Caravaggio

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Amor Vincit Omnia (1601-1602)

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Link 1 Oct 620 notes Wonder Woman's Secret Past»

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In the magazine this week, Jill Lepore investigates the female superhero’s feminist origins:

"It isn’t only that Wonder Woman’s backstory is taken from feminist utopian fiction. It’s that, in creating Wonder Woman, William Moulton Marston was profoundly influenced by…

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Metropolis
Liam Hennessy

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Metropolis

Liam Hennessy

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Photo 1 Oct Theater review: Ben Brantley on Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink
New York Times, Sept 9, 2014


"But this is a play by Mr. Stoppard, who likes to warp and weave together different eras of history. And like many Stoppard plays, “Indian Ink” is about time, and what is lost and found or never retrieved in its rushing currents.
It is also about Anglo-Indian relations, and the distortions of thought and language that exist within that hyphenated concept; colonial subjugation and the cultural Stockholm syndrome it sometimes inspires; art as a public and private means of expression; the elusiveness of home in an international world; the niche literary industry devoted to beautiful female writers who led lives sensational or tragic (or preferably both); and the utter unreliability of recorded history.

That’s a lot of bases for one play to cover. “

Theater review: Ben Brantley on Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink

New York Times, Sept 9, 2014

"But this is a play by Mr. Stoppard, who likes to warp and weave together different eras of history. And like many Stoppard plays, “Indian Ink” is about time, and what is lost and found or never retrieved in its rushing currents.

It is also about Anglo-Indian relations, and the distortions of thought and language that exist within that hyphenated concept; colonial subjugation and the cultural Stockholm syndrome it sometimes inspires; art as a public and private means of expression; the elusiveness of home in an international world; the niche literary industry devoted to beautiful female writers who led lives sensational or tragic (or preferably both); and the utter unreliability of recorded history.

That’s a lot of bases for one play to cover. “

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Dan Vò:  Number 9

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Dan Vò:  Number 9

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Christine Goerke being amazing (as per usual) and singing “Allein! Weh, ganz allein” from Elektra by Strauss!


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