Nostalgia

24 Jan 19
IMPROVEACRATI.....improve.....grow.....excel !

“THE COLONEL WHO MISSED HIS FAREWELL” –Dr Raheel Ahmed Siddiqui  Listening to the fascinating tale of the longest serving Commandant of Chitral Scouts, known for his association with the Afghan jihad, who has become a mythical figure in the area. The Colonel left the Commandant’s House at the small town of Darosh in Chitral District in […]

24 Jan 19
Archy news nety

South Korean astronaut Yi So-yeon does not forget to be flirtatious during a training session near Moscow, Russia, on March 7, 2008. – STRINGER / REUTERS It still flakes on France, but promised, today we do not talk about it in this summary of the news of the day that you all expect. We know […]

24 Jan 19
CSGC

How is nostalgia relevant to New Chinese Cinema? Its avowed forward-looking politics notwithstanding, New Chinese Cinema in the 1980s surprisingly sustains nostalgic for the foregoing age. The talk will introduce the conceptualisation of nostalgia in both China and the West before drawing a detailed picture of the nostalgic cinema. King of the Children (Haizi Wang, […]

24 Jan 19
OGEFASH

TRIBUTE TO MRS. PERPETUA ONYISI OLISA CHUKWUMA BY HUSBAND~JOHN OLISA~CHUKWUMA Perpetua Onyinyechukwu Onyisi a.ka Omo Jesu, you have left me in tatters, despondency, melancholy and total despair. Death, you shameless phenomenon with your pang took my beloved friend, sister, confider, counselor, better half, mother and wife away. Shameless you- Death! I fear not your anguish, […]

24 Jan 19
Coworkaholic

Although I wrote this four years ago, I’m about to board a plane to meet the same friend referenced in this story, so with a sense of both irony and nostalgia, I’m reposting it here. It should be noted: At the time I was in my mid 20’s and I seemed to perceive being an adult […]

24 Jan 19
Prudence and Nostalgia

Hey, you. You’ve been great. All these years of triumph, death, winnings and heartbreaks, yet you still get to stand up and dry your eyes. Smile and feel grateful like you have never been hurt before, dream and be hopeful as if it had not died years ago. You sure know how to survive, be […]

24 Jan 19
Pacific Northwest

And the beat goes on. Rolling, rolling on Interstate 10, seemingly flying thru sameness even though we drove over the Rio Grande, the Continental Divide and across state borders. Continuous high desert terrain and mountain peaks embroider the path west, including a surprising snow capped Mt Graham at 10,000 feet in southern AZ. The further […]

24 Jan 19
OZeBuys

A Bigger Splash is a sensuous portrait of desire, jealousy and rock and roll, under the Mediterranean sun. From the director of the Academy Award nominated I AM LOVE comes a unique, provocative and tension-filled psychological drama. Exploring ripening and spoiling desires under a Mediterranean sun, we are invited into a fragile and dangerous world […]

24 Jan 19
Stories & Dice

“So, what do you do?” There are two responses to this question – the uninspired answer that everyone expects you to give. The one I give by default. The one that sends alarm bells ringing my brain halfway through my half-hearted explanation, “stop. you’re killing them with your apathy.” And then, the answer that’s brimming […]

24 Jan 19
Shooting Irrelevance

The first time I saw a coyote in Chicago was more than a decade ago, turning one night onto Rockwell off of Addison, snaking past the darkened academic Gothic hulk of Lane Tech. I was taking the shortcut to Jewel to buy beer, I presume, heading into the Riverview shopping complex that was a melancholy […]

24 Jan 19
Weekly Philosophy

How many times have you read or heard the following phrase: “X” generation is killing this industry; or, “Y” generation is at fault for all our woes. Pretty often I’m sure, but why? Why does the idea of future generations bringing catastrophe simply by existing prevail no matter which generation we are referring to? Because […]

24 Jan 19
OZeBuys

Go Beyond Super Saiyan God With This Powerful Double Bill! Experience two of the most epic Dragon Ball Z sagas ever to hit the screen in this limited edition set. The first new feature-length Dragon Ball Z films in nearly two decades – both personally supervised by creator, Akira Toriyama – DRAGON BALL Z: BATTLE […]

24 Jan 19
Home of the Bearcats

Opinion by: Vivienne P. Edited by: Kody T. Visual by: Suman P. High school is a marathon, not a sprint. This is something I’ve been told my whole life, that you need patience and balance to achieve great things and that it’s so easy to get burnt out if you push yourself too hard. Many students find themselves […]