Albert Camus

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Charleston City Paper
The music of Weird Al Yankovic was a salve for my sensitive fourth-grade soulI was a fourth grader with a scrawny physique, an academic perfectionist streak
The music of Weird Al Yankovic was a salve for my sensitive fourth-grade soul
Charleston City Paper / Posted 2 hours ago
I was a fourth grader with a scrawny physique, an academic perfectionist streak, and an abiding interest in extraterrestrial life when my family moved from the suburbs of Houston to the suburbs of Charleston. Separated by 1,000 miles from my two best... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Far From Men - review - Watch - ABC Arts | Australian contemporary art and culture reviews, news & v
Far From Men - review
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
- Watch - ABC Arts | Australian contemporary art and culture reviews, news & videos Recommended Claude Gonzalez Winner of the Cinema Giovani Award for Best Film at last year�s Venice Film Festival David... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
‘Don’t call me a crypto-Nazi!’ The lost heart of political debateThey are compelling – to the point that Best of Enemies, a documentary about a
‘Don’t call me a crypto-Nazi!’ The lost heart of political debate
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
They are compelling – to the point that Best of Enemies, a documentary about a remarkable series of debates between these two on ABC television in 1968, is the surprise but deserved success of this summer’s movie festivals in the US. Why, though,... Read more
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The Atlantic
Will Ta-Nehisi Coates's Book Deter Activism?Responses to Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me Much as I like commen
Will Ta-Nehisi Coates's Book Deter Activism?
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
Responses to Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me Much as I like commenting on the social web, I’ve gotten in the habit of avoiding comment sections in the Atlantic app. Too many times I’ve been high on your phenomenal writing only to step... Read more
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The New Statesman
Gallic symbols: How the French ThinkHow the French Think: an Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People Sudhir
Gallic symbols: How the French Think
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
How the French Think: an Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People Sudhir Hazareesingh Allen Lane, 427pp, £20 Oscar Wilde once noted that when good Americans die, they go to Paris. This American can confirm this, as I have indicated in my... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Likes: Puppies, kittens, beach volleyball. Dislikes: wildlife tourism, the Apple WatchJohn Roa, 31, is founder and CEO of Akta, a Chicago-based digital-design consul
Likes: Puppies, kittens, beach volleyball. Dislikes: wildlife tourism, the Apple Watch
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
John Roa, 31, is founder and CEO of Akta, a Chicago-based digital-design consultancy. He also is an angel investor, humanitarian fundraiser and travel addict. He lives and works in River North. A travel experience you wouldn't repeat? Anything... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
For Assanges, Snowdens of Malaysia Netusha Naidu is an ardent constitutional monarchist and committed liberal. S
For Assanges, Snowdens of Malaysia
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Netusha Naidu is an ardent constitutional monarchist and committed liberal. She started writing at 16 but is a bookworm and part-time pianist. She occasionally writes on her own research-based website... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Camus-–-counter-investigationFrench novelist Albert Camus wrote three novels set in his native Algeria – L’E
Camus-–-counter-investigation
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
French novelist Albert Camus wrote three novels set in his native Algeria – L’Etranger and La Peste, both written in the 1940s, and Le Premier Homme, published posthumously in 1994. The last is probably the most personal thing he ever wrote and is... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The most politically incorrect lyrics in classic hit songs that you would never get away with these daysONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teacher
The most politically incorrect lyrics in classic hit songs that you would never get away with these days
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
ONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teacher, casual domestic violence and killing your girlfriend and no one flinched. Here’s a bunch of old songs that wouldn’t get past today’s more politically correct ears. ROD... Read more
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Herald Sun
The most politically incorrect lyrics in classic hit songs that you would never get away with these daysONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teacher
The most politically incorrect lyrics in classic hit songs that you would never get away with these days
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
ONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teacher, casual domestic violence and killing your girlfriend and no one flinched. Here’s a bunch of old songs that wouldn’t get past today’s more politically correct ears. ROD... Read more
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News.com.au
The most politically incorrect lyrics in classic hit songs that you would never get away with these days ONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teach
The most politically incorrect lyrics in classic hit songs that you would never get away with these days
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
ONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teacher, casual domestic violence and killing your girlfriend and no one... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The most politically incorrect song lyricsNo Classroom ... which ABBA hit wouldn’t pass the PC police if it was released
The most politically incorrect song lyrics
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
No Classroom ... which ABBA hit wouldn’t pass the PC police if it was released today? ONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teacher, casual domestic violence and killing your girlfriend and no one flinched. Here’s a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The most politically incorrect lyrics in classic hit songs that you would never get away with these daysONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teacher
The most politically incorrect lyrics in classic hit songs that you would never get away with these days
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
ONCE upon a time you could sing about (really) young love, kissing your teacher, casual domestic violence and killing your girlfriend and no one flinched. Here’s a bunch of old songs that wouldn’t get past today’s more politically correct ears. ROD... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Review: Viggo Mortensen shines in Far From Men, a buddy movie with soulDazzling ... Viggo Mortensen gives another powerful performance. Far From Men
Review: Viggo Mortensen shines in Far From Men, a buddy movie with soul
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Dazzling ... Viggo Mortensen gives another powerful performance. Far From Men (M) Director: David Oelhoffen (In Your Wake) Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb, Djemel Barek, Vincent Martin. Rating: *** Two for the road Here we have an odd,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Viggo shines in buddy movie with soulDazzling ... Viggo Mortensen gives another powerful performance. Director: Dav
Viggo shines in buddy movie with soul
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Dazzling ... Viggo Mortensen gives another powerful performance. Director: David Oelhoffen (In Your Wake) Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb, Djemel Barek, Vincent Martin. Rating: *** Two for the road Here we have an odd, yet affecting... Read more
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Times of Malta
A Greek life worth livingA book I recently read about Albert Camus, A life worth living, by Robert Zaret
A Greek life worth living
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
A book I recently read about Albert Camus, A life worth living, by Robert Zaretsky, reminded me very much about the current Greek political and economic situation. Zaretsky does not write about contemporary Greece but he writes about key concepts in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Western feel to civil war story in Viggo Mortensen’s Far From MenViggo Mortensen in the slow moving but resonant Far From Men. SINCE starring i
Western feel to civil war story in Viggo Mortensen’s Far From Men
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Viggo Mortensen in the slow moving but resonant Far From Men. SINCE starring in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, Viggo Mortensen has remained steadfastly away from the mainstream movies. Fluent in several languages, the Danish-American actor has... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Books for the beach? 700-page epics and quest fiction, pleaseSummer is when readers are traditionally supposed to reach for something undema
Books for the beach? 700-page epics and quest fiction, please
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
Summer is when readers are traditionally supposed to reach for something undemanding: easy reads that require little brainwork as we lounge in the sun. But it seems the UK’s holiday reading habits are decidedly more literary, with 2015’s suitcases... Read more
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The Age
Far From Men: Viggo Mortensen saddles up in Albert Camus' short storyIn Far from Men Viggo Mortensen plays a teacher in Algeria during the uprising
Far From Men: Viggo Mortensen saddles up in Albert Camus' short story
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
In Far from Men Viggo Mortensen plays a teacher in Algeria during the uprising against the French. Few actors can do stillness on screen with as much conviction as Viggo Mortensen. That chiselled face, turned towards a landscape or held in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Not home on the rangeViggo Mortensen talks to Helen Barlow about learning the lingo for his upcoming
Not home on the range
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Viggo Mortensen talks to Helen Barlow about learning the lingo for his upcoming arthouse Westerns Viggo Mortensen features in Jauja (top) and Far From Men. You wait for another Viggo Mortensen arthouse Western to come along and what do you know?... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: Camus’ ‘The Stranger’ is inverted by Kamel Daoud in ‘The Meursault Investigation’Give Kamel Daoud credit for audacity. In his debut novel, “The Meursault Invest
Review: Camus’ ‘The Stranger’ is inverted by Kamel Daoud in ‘The Meursault Investigation’
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Give Kamel Daoud credit for audacity. In his debut novel, “The Meursault Investigation,” the Algerian journalist goes head-to-head with a pillar of 20th-century literature: Albert Camus' existential masterpiece “The Stranger.” First published in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Is this the end of the road for FTII?Little over a month ago, students of the Film and Television Institute of India
Is this the end of the road for FTII?
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Little over a month ago, students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune were forced to do a frantic Google search for "Gajendra Chauhan". The man, known for playing King Yudhishthir on the late-1980s Doordarshan show... Read more
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Washington Post
A black man’s stark, visceral experience of racismTa-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic Magazine, has relea
A black man’s stark, visceral experience of racism
Washington Post / Posted 24 days ago
Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic Magazine, has released a new memoir, “Between the World and Me,” reflecting on the state of race in America. (Andre Chung/for The Washington Post) Susan Sontag once observed: “Great writers... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Open-mic youths speak out for justiceAfrican societies have placed great worth on the oral tradition because it is t
Open-mic youths speak out for justice
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
African societies have placed great worth on the oral tradition because it is the receptor and conveyor of feelings, history and culture. The oral tradition generated memory that has passed from generation to generation. In Trinidad, the enslaved... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
last-strawThose men in black call themselves ‘Islamic State’ or ISIS. They wear scarecrow
last-straw
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
Those men in black call themselves ‘Islamic State’ or ISIS. They wear scarecrow suits, carry loaded guns, drive armoured tanks, bellow the name of Allah, kill at will and cheer at the sight of blood, as they wave their ominous black flags, driving... Read more