From the same source that brought us the sound of Freud’s voice, here’s some silent film of the great man in Vienna with an archaeology pal, narrated by his daughter, Anna, and filmed by Princess Marie Bonaparte. A gift for Thanksgiving. A longer version can be found here. It is through Marie Bonaparte that we […]
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For those who regret what keyboards and touch screens have done to their penmanship, typographer Harald Geisler has an answer: Sigmund Freud.
Those poor, poor trouser snakes. No, not the Boner whales too! Come on lady, those are an endangered species! Like a scene out of Sigmund Freud’s wet dreams, this official music video for GI Jane from Jackson and His Computerband has been aptly described as “castration dynamite and phallic entertainment for everyone.” Everyone. More »
Our 'Digital Madness' columnist, Michael Stusser, talks to the father of psychoanalysis.
Freud Was the Worst -- Thematically, last night's episode turned on a finding by Sigmund Freud back in the day that clitoral orgasms were "immature," and that the inability to achieve a vaginal orgasms were not only an immature sexual...
Looks like someone gave The Jewish Museum keys to a time machine. Come this winter, the museum’s public programs will include speakers such as the very dead Sigmund Freud, Franz Kafka, and Albert Einstein.
The Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna has stolen a march over the Freud Museum in London. The former is currently showing Lucian Freud: In Private: Photographies [sic] by David Dawson. This is a joint venture with the Kunsthistorisches Museum, which is displaying a selection of Lucien’s key works. Show More Summary
Did Sigmund Freud, the greatest figure in history to explain human sexuality and desire, have an affair with his wife's younger sister? Six years ago, a German sociologist finally resolved the burning question that has fascinated Freud...Show More Summary
The artist Lucian Freud — Sigmund's grandson — was father to countless children and canvases during his messy, selfish and fascinating life "Breakfast with Lucian," Geordie Greig's juicy, eye-popping book about Lucian Freud, the notoriously...Show More Summary
From 9 October 2013 through 6 January 2014, the Sigmund Freud Museum, in cooperation with the Kunsthistorisches Museum, is showing photographs taken by David Dawson in the studio of Lucian Freud. The images document the surroundingsShow More Summary
What Women Want Men have been puzzled for centuries about what's going on in a female brain. Even Sigmund Freud felt unequipped to answer the question, "What do women want?" And although researchers speculate and at times use technology...Show More Summary
Paranormal news and views for October 12, 2013: Tattoo shop owners say ghost of little girl and man haunt there Ghost appears in woman's window Sigmund Freud was convinced of the reality of telepathy 8 horror movie ghosts whose brutal...Show More Summary
The Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, presents an exhibition of paintings by Lucian Freud (1922-2011), one of the most important artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and a grandson of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. It marks the first time that Lucian Freud?s works have ever been shown in Austria. Show More Summary
(Via Bullett) Page through the works of Jeremy Bentham, Oscar Wilde, Epicurus, William James, Sigmund Freud, John Stuart Mill, and Paris Hilton, and you’ll find at least one common theme: people in the club be getting tipsy. The through-line comes in their investigations into the concepts of motivational hedonism, or psychological hedonism. Show More Summary
Revival of Freud farce at Hampstead Theatre gives Antony Sher one of his greatest stage roles Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 08:01 ON Wed 18 Sep 2013 What you need to know A revival of Terry Johnson's Freud farce Hysteria has opened at the Hampstead Theatre, London. Show More Summary
1. Keith Hart and Horacio Ortiz are reviewing the anthropology of money and finance 2. “she arrived with a gift of bespoke lingerie: a camisole with an image of Sigmund Freud printed on it—a Freudian slip”. A profile of Claire Danes 3. A profile of Paul Kagame. And a critique of […]
Around 1905 or 1906, Sigmund Freud wrote an essay, unpublished in his lifetime, called “Psychopathic Characters on the Stage.” The essay addressed the question of what we, as spectators, get out of watching people go crazy. Freud’s theory was that we’re fascinated by crazy characters because they help us express our own repressed impulses. Show More Summary
This week's playlist includes music by Elvis, Mae West, Peaches, Dinah Washington, Dead Kennedys, and more.
He’s been dead for nearly 70 years, but Sigmund Freud’s provocative theories are still a huge part of psychology, neuroscience, and culture — this despite the fact that many of his ideas were mindboggingly, catastrophically wrong. Here’s why Freud just won’t go away. Read more...