Posts Tagged ‘books’

Video : Anna Baltzer & Dr. Mustafa Barghouti on Daily Show

In a completely un-edited interview, Anna Baltzer & Dr. Mustafa Barghouti sat down with Jon Stewart to discuss Palestinian-Israeli non-violent cooperation groups and the future of both Israel and occupied Palestine. Stewart did not let down on Baltzer and Dr. Barghouti addressing specifically Palestinian propaganda, Israel as an Arab scape goat, and the the disproportionate […]

Pixar Proves You Can Go UP! But Never Back

Watching UP! today reminded me of a story in Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine. Mr. Fredrickson meets Mrs. Bentley: You can only be what you are here and now. Where is my comfort zone? A simple place to call my own ‘Cause everything I wanna be Comes crashing down on me And it don‘t show up […]

The Kite Runner Set to the Tunes of Bowling For Soup

This is somewhere between bisyaar cute and bisyaar lame, but I guess that’s what makes it perfect for Youtube. The best part though, was hearing the original Bowling for Soup lyrics in the background.

From the Moulin Rouge to West Egg

Vulture is reporting that Moulin Rouge and Romeo + Juliet director, Baz Lurhmann, has acquired the rights to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Here’s hoping it won’t be another Australia. Baz Luhrmann Sets His Sights on West Egg [Vulture]

NFB Misses the Point

In 1995, The Harvill Press published, Pulitzer Prize winning author, José Saramago‘s landmark novel, Blindness. On Friday, October 3, 2008, director Fernando Meirelles‘ screen adaptation was released in the United States. Though, the original novel used the metaphor of a white blindness to make a powerful statement about human nature and the ills of society, […]