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The Animated Fyodor Dostoevsky: Watch Two Great Short Films That Bring the Russian Novelist’s Work to Life.
You can experience Dostoevsky in the original. You can experience Dostoevsky in translation. Or how about an experience of Dostoevsky in animation?
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How to Live a Good Life? Watch Philosophy Animations Narrated by Stephen Fry on Ayn Rand, Aristotle, Max Weber & More. We like our philosophy witty and fun.
We recently featured a series of animations from BBC Radio 4 scripted by philosopher Nigel Warburton, narrated by writer, performer, and all-around wit Stephen Fry, and dealing with a big question: what is the self?
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Michel Foucault: Free Lectures on Truth, Discourse & The Self. In English. Recorded at UC Berkeley.
Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was an enormously influential French philosopher who wrote, among other things, historical analyses of psychiatry, medicine, the prison system, and the function of sexuality in social organizations.
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Fritz Lang Tells the Riveting Story of the Day He Met Joseph Goebbels, and Then High-Tailed It Out of Germany. A great storyteller. 
The more World War II history you read, the more you understand not just the evil of the Nazis, but their incompetence. Sometimes you hear variations on the observation that 'in Nazi Germany, at least the trains ran on time,' but even that has gone up for debate.
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Martin Scorsese Introduces Filmmaker Hong Sangsoo, “The Woody Allen of Korea.” You can watch his major film, "The Day the Pig Fell into a Well," free online. 
South Korea, especially the wave that, over the past twenty years, has brought the global film scene such auteurs as Park Chan-wook (Joint Security Area, Oldboy, Stoker), Lee Chang-dong (Oasis, Secret Sunshine, Poetry), and Kim Ki-duk (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring, 3-Iron, Pietà).
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Woody Allen is a master filmmaker. No one can deny that!
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Watch "Houshi," a Short Film on the 1300-Year-Old Hotel Run by the Same Family for 46 Generations. It's a quite touching story. 
Hōshi is a ryokan (a Japanese traditional inn) located in Komatsu, Japan, and it holds the distinction of being the 2nd oldest hotel in the world, and 'the oldest still running family business in the world' (per Wikipedia).
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See Dramatic Color Footage Showing a Bombed-Out Berlin a Month After Germany’s Defeat During World War II (1945).

The last shot revealing the miles of devastation is chilling.
July 1945 -- just two months after the Nazis lost The Battle of Berlin and Hitler committed suicide, and a month after the allies signed the Declaration Regarding the Defeat of Germany and the Assumption of Supreme Authority by Allied Powers.  The 50-year old footage shows a city in shambles.
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A timely reminder for us all. 
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Hear the “Seikilos Epitaph,” the Oldest Complete Song in the World: A Really Inspiring Tune from Ancient Greece, 100.
Last summer, we featured a Sumerian hymn considered the oldest known song in the world. Given the popularity of that post, it seems we may have long underestimated the number of ancient-musicophiles on the internet.
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Four Franz Kafka​ Animations: Watch Animated Shorts from Poland, Japan, Russia & Canada and See the Creativity Kafka Inspires. 
Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari thought of Kafka as an international writer, in solidarity with minority groups worldwide. Other scholars have characterized his work—and Kafka himself wrote as much—as literature concerned with national identity.
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Charles Baudelaire, Honoré de Balzac, Alexandre Dumas, Eugène Delacroix & Victor Hugo Get a Little Baked at Their Parisian Hash Club (aka the Club des Hachichins). 1844-1849 
Hôtel de Lauzun, the meeting place of the Club des Hachichins It may be cliché to say so, but there does seem to be a strong correlation between experiments with mind-altering chemicals and some of the most intriguing experiments in literary style.
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The Oldest Known Footage of London (1890-1920) Shows the City’s Great Landmarks
The City of London has exploded like Blade Runner in the last couple of decades with glass and concrete and shrines to global capitalism like St. Mary Axe (aka the Gherkin) and the Shard (aka the Shard). But has the view from the ground stayed the same?
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David Ogilvy’s 1982 Memo “How to Write” Offers 10 Pieces of Timeless Advice. Especially applies to the age of social media. 
Nobody ever went broke writing a readable guide to writing in English, especially those that rise to the ranks of standard recommendations alongside Strunk and White's The Elements of Style and William Zinsser's On Writing Well. Both of those books endorse and exemplify the virtue of brevity, but even such short volumes take a great deal longer to read and internalize than this eminently to-the-point English style guide by the 'Pope of Modern Adv...
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I may suggest ' Bird by Bird. '
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