Vanity Fair

26 May 19
Tutoring with Maria

In preparation for my upcoming course, I decided to watch the Hobbit movies. I did not intend to use them in my course, but I wanted to get a feel for them. The movies were enthralling and entertaining. No one would argue they represent the book. They are crazy different — like ice versus ice […]

26 May 19
Lady Book Dragon

Down the TBR Hole was the brain child of Lost In A Story. The idea is to reduce the length of your Goodreads TBR. How it works: Go to your Goodreads want to read shelf. Order on ascending date added Take the first 5 or 10 books. Read the synopses of the books. Decide: keep it […]

26 May 19
Literary Theory and Criticism

Answer Key  CUCET English (PG) PART B 26. (C) Morality plays A type of allegory in which the protagonist is met by personifications of various moral attributes who try to prompt him or her to choose a good life over one of evil 27. (B) Kenning An ambiguous or roundabout figure of speech, used instead […]

26 May 19
Feminista Jordan

As a woman in America, I feel that I can say that every girl, or at least almost every girl, will go through a phase that I like to call the, “I’m not like other girls” phase. That phase where we want to reject femininity and think we’re unique because we don’t like One Direction […]

26 May 19
Archy news nety

Greg Doherty / Getty Images. Stan Lee's former CEO, Keya Morganwas arrested on Saturday morning in Arizona. He had been

26 May 19
VOICE OF THE HWY

This is a rush transcript from “The Greg Gutfeld Show,” May 26, 2019. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP (R), PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: So I’m going to be very calm, because I don’t want them going out to the press and […]

26 May 19
WDW News Today

Every week is a busy week when it comes to Disney news. To help you keep up with all of the updates coming out of Walt Disney World and other Disney resorts, here’s WDWNT’s weekly recap of the Disney news from May 20-26! Countdown to Galaxy’s Edge Check out our primer on everything you need […]

26 May 19
The Berlin Files

I was reminded of how much of a politics nerd I am this week when I got genuinely excited at seeing a Quinnipiac poll released of Democratic contenders versus Trump in the state of Pennsylvania. Not surprisingly, Joe Biden performed best of the 2020 Dems that were included, boasting an 11-point lead over the current president […]

26 May 19
Mock Paper Scissors

As regular readers know, I think Elon Musk is an ass. Oh, sure, he’s a brilliant physicist, but he may be a more brilliant PT Barnum-style promoter. As I quipped to friends when Musk jettisoned his own, personal Tesla Roadster into the void from one of his SpaceX rockets (as the ultimate in cross-brand synchronicity […]

26 May 19
Bill & Dawn's Travel Tales

First stop along today’s route was to see the Amelia Earhart Earthworks: a picture of Amelia E sculpted into the earth. We found where it was supposed to be, but couldn’t see it. Subsequently found that it’s not really visible from the ground and is beginning to look a bit unloved anyhow. Ah, well… Then […]

26 May 19
Making Star Wars

  Welcome…Welcome…Welcome to Episode 146 of THE SITH LIST! Iraj, Boo, Les, and Eric bring you all the new happenings in Geekdom. We’ve got your Star Wars Episode IX Vanity Fair issue and of course The Sith List review of the Final Game of Thrones episode. The Sith List is composed of a group of […]

26 May 19
Ordinary Times

On Greil Marcus’s “Secret History of the Twentieth Century”.

26 May 19
Photofocus

“Sometimes people have trouble with the context of why a picture is taken. Whether you take it for Vogue or for the GAP or for yourself matters little to me. -Herb Ritts A circumstance of birth was a happy player at the beginning of Herb Ritt’s life and would carry him onto a stellar career […]

26 May 19
News Archives Uk

In the last minutes of the game of Thrones Final, explains Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage): "There is nothing more powerful in the world than a good story. Nothing can stop it. No enemy can defeat it. "But if there is one thing we have learned in the course of HaveIn the last season, one can […]