“Unlike Joyce’s innovations, Hemingway’s experimental fusion of fiction and nonfiction [in Green Hills of Africa] remained largely at the level of theory – but it has proven to be even more enduringly influential. Hemingway’s stream has become hard to recognize and to distinguish, because it has become the mainstream.”
Ernest Hemingway, “the godfather of long-form” nonfiction? Richard Brody argues so in the New Yorker, citing Hemingway’s autobiographical, and wildly ambitious, The Green Hills of Africa.
American Jewish organizations are not standing up for Israel out of fear of alienating Obama on the Iran deal, Nancy Pelosi says the deal will pass, and so neocon godfather Norman Podhoretz calls for Israel to attack Iran
Ernest Hemingway was one of the great innovators in literary form. His apparent renunciation of stylistic flourishes—the absence of lyrical rhetoric, the spare sketching of context, the paring of narrative voice to short, stark strokes—was...Show More Summary
Sun 13 Sep "Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes." "Leave the gun, take the cannoli." "I'll make him an offer he can't refuse." Dialogue from 1972's The Godfather is...
It's not "The Godfather". "Burn" is Brando's best film, and Jesse Kornbluth tells us why. The post Marlon Brando’s Best Film? You’ve Never Heard Of It appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Are you a fan of classic films from the 70's? If you are, then you'll be more than excited too find out that Simon Kinberg, godfather of the Fox Cinematic Universe, is going to tackle a re-vamped "Logan's Run" for Warner Brothers as head-writer. Show More Summary
Herman Cain, I’m sorry. Loyal readers during the 2012 presidential contest may recall that I used the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination as a political pinata. The former Godfather’s Pizza executive could do nothing right. Cain was ill-prepared. He joked about putting an electric fence on the border with Mexico to thwart illegal immigration. […]
"This music still feels relevant," Larry Coryell, legendary Jazz guitarist and "Godfather of Fusion," said to the packed house at The Blue Note Friday night, "and if it feels good, then it is good." Coryell and his old band, The Eleventh House, reunited for a string of dates at the New York club last week. Show More Summary
What do Moe Greene (RIP Alex Rocco) and the Foreign Corruption Practices Act have in common? Beside, of course, trying to stand up to the Godfather... [FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog] Bet this was a sentence you didn't think you'd read after Scalia's whiny dissent in Obergefell: Scalia may have helped the LGBT cause. Show More Summary
Alex Rocco, a veteran character actor most famous for starring in Hollywood classic "The Godfather," has died. He was 79. Rocco's daughter, Jennifer Rocco, revealed the actor's passing in a series of Facebook posts, writing that her father passed away on July 18 after a long, private battle with cancer. Show More Summary
Actor Alex Rocco, best known for playing Moe Greene in 'The Godfather', passed away this weekend at age 79 from pancreatic cancer.
Mr. Rocco, who played casino boss Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather,’ became an Emmy-winning character actor on TV.
Alex Rocco, the Emmy-winning character actor best known for taking a bullet through the eye as the Las Vegas casino boss Moe Greene in “The Godfather,” died July 18 in Los Angeles. He was 79.Mr. Rocco’s daughter, Jennifer, announced the death. The cause was cancer, his manager told the New York Times.Read full article >>
Alex Rocco, the veteran tough-guy character actor with the gravelly voice best known for playing mobster and Las Vegas casino owner Moe Greene in The Godfather, died Saturday. He was 79. Rocco had many other roles, including the voice of the cigar-smoking chairman of the studio behind Itchy and Scratchy on The Simpsons and an ant in A Bug's Life. Show More Summary
The legendary actor also appeared in countless film and TV shows The post The Godfather Actor Alex Rocco Dies at 79 appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Alex Rocco, one of the most recognizable and gifted of “that guy” supporting players, died Saturday at 79. …Read More
Actor Alex Rocco died this Saturday. He was 79 and suffering from cancer. Rocco, who was immortalized by the dialogue: “You don’t buy me out. I buy you out” in ‘The Godfather’, died at his home on Saturday 18 July. His manager SusanShow More Summary
“Alex Rocco, who famously played mobster Moe Greene in ‘The Godfather,’ has died at age 79,” reports USA Today. “Daughter Jennifer Rocco posted the news on her Facebook page late Saturday night,” the report notes. Rocco died of “cancer, his...
“Mr. Rocco had fairly limited screen time in ‘The Godfather’ (1972), but he emerged from that film with a collection of signature lines, including ‘You don’t buy me out. I buy you out’ and ‘Do you know who I am?’ (both spoken to the Godfather-in-waiting, played by Al Pacino), and a Hollywood reputation for stealing […]