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Pakistani Musicians Play a Downright Delightful Version of Dave Brubeck’s Jazz Classic, “Take Five.” Enjoy!
How's this for fusion? Here we have The Sachal Studios Orchestra, based in Lahore, Pakistan, playing an innovative cover of 'Take Five,' the jazz standard written by Paul Desmond and performed by The Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1959.
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In 1988, Kurt Vonnegut Writes a Letter to People Living in 2088, Giving 7 Pieces of Advice
Image by Daniele Prati, via Flickr Commons The mind of Kurt Vonnegut, like the protagonist of his best-known novel Slaughterhouse-Five, must have got 'unstuck in time' somewhere along the line.
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George Orwell Explains in a Revealing 1944 Letter Why He’d Write 1984
Most of the twentieth century's notable men of letters — i.e., writers of books, of essays, of reportage — seem also to have, literally, written a great deal of letters.
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Celebrate Bastille Day (today) by Exploring 14,000 Free Images from the French Revolution.

A Huge, Free Archive.
It's often said that the French Revolution (1789-1799) created the 'blueprint' for all revolutions to come.
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Download All 8 Issues of "Dada."

The Arts Journal That Publicized the Avant-Garde Movement a Century Ago (1917-21)
Surrealism, Discordianism, Frank Zappa, Situationism, punk rock, the Residents, Devo… the anarchists of counterculture in all their various guises may never have come into being—or into the being they did—were it not for an anti-art movement that called itself Dada.
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On his birthday today, watch an Animated Monty Python-Style Introduction to Marcel Proust's Literary Philosophy
Those who know the name Marcel Proust, if not his work itself, know it as that of the most solitary and introspective of writers—a name become an adjective, describing an almost painfully delicate variety of sensory reminiscence verging on tantric solipsism.
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Hear Albert Camus Read the Famous Opening Passage of "The Stranger."

A rare recording of Camus, from 1947.
It is closing-time in the gardens of the West and from now on an artist will be judged only by the resonance of his solitude or the quality of his despair –Cyril Connolly My mind has been drawn to lately Albert Camus’ The Stranger, in which an alienated French-Algerian man, simply called Meursault, shoots a nameless “Arab,” for no particular reason that he can divine.
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10 Tips From Billy Wilder on How to Write a Good Screenplay.

#2: "Grab ’em by the throat and never let ’em go."
In 1999 Cameron Crowe published 'Conversations with Wilder.' One of the book's highlights is a list of ten screenwriting tips by the legendary director of such films as 'Double Indemnity.'
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A 1,600-Year-Old Illuminated Manuscript of Virgil's Aeneid Has Been Digitized by The Vatican. You can view it online.
It’s fair to say that every period which has celebrated the literature of antiquity has held epic Roman poet Virgil in extremely high regard, and that was never more the case than during the early Christian and medieval eras.
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Charles Bukowski’s Controversial Poem “Girl on the Escalator” Gets Literally Retold in a New Short Film.

Puts the poem in a new light...
Everyone’s favorite alcoholic poet and dirty old man Charles Bukowski was hardly what you’d call a romantic, though he had a softer side: a vulnerability and compassion for the lonely, poor, and suffering. But we don’t love Bukowski because he prettied up the nasty business of being human.
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Pretty sure there is zero stuff controversial about Bukowski since the 90s. IJS.
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Dada Was Born 100 Years Ago: Celebrate the Avant-Garde Movement Launched by Hugo Ball on July 14, 1916

All hail Dada...
What is Dada? The curious may start, as with any subject, at its Wikipedia page.
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Discover an Archive of 3,000 Vintage Cookbooks

A Fun Way to Travel Back Through Culinary Time ... And Maybe Pick up a Few Good Recipes.
By the time I got to high school, home economics classes had fallen out of favor: the boys, of course, considered them too 'girly,' and the girls considered them enforcers of traditional gender roles wholly out of place in modern society.
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