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"The perishableness of life... is the very soul of existence. It imparts value, dignity, interest to life."
Thomas Mann, author of Der Zauberberg (The Magic Mountain)and winner of the Nobel prize for Literature, 1929.I've never read his famous book in the original German. Learning to paint is a lot like learning a language. After a great deal of practice, one becomes fluent. Show More Summary
Fox Searchlight has unleashed the official trailer for the Me and Earl and the Dying Girl film adaptation. The video embedded above offers glimpses of Thomas Mann as Greg, RJ Cyler as Earl, and Olivia Cooke as Rachel. Thus far, the trailer has drawn more than 330,000 views on YouTube and over 693,000 views on Facebook. This movie is set to hit theaters on June 12th.
Check out Thomas Mann and Olivia Cooke grabbing food at a crowded cafeteria in the new trailer for Me and Earl and The Dying Girl! In the film, Greg (Mann), a high school senior who is trying to blend in anonymously, avoids deeper relationships as a survival strategy for navigating the social minefield that is [...]
By Raouf J. Halaby | (LeMonde Diplomatique) – Published in 1929, German author Thomas Mann’s novella Mario and the Magician is not only Mann’s evocatively compelling and poignantly potent comment on the…
As is typical for a David Fincher project, everything surrounding his half-hour HBO pilot Living On Video is being shrouded in secrecy. No one is commenting but I hear four actors — Thomas Mann (Project X), Jason Flemyng (The Missing),...Show More Summary
The architect of three houses built under Arts & Architecture's landmark Case Study program (Numbers 1, 11, and 15), author Thomas Mann's residence, and the Cocoanut Grove nightclub, German-born JR Davidson also...
Karl?na ?v?ne played my "Four Pieces from Doktor Faustus" a couple of days ago, and put the performance on YouTube. I am happy to share it here. If you know the Thomas Mann novel, you should recognize the references. If you haven't read...Show More Summary
Credits: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: Edinson Cavani Paris Saint-Germain star may seek move after growing tired of playing second fiddle to Zlatan Ibrahimovic Transfer Talk Bill Mann Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 8:53am There's...Show More Summary
Infamous killer held in prison death Swinehart killer convicted of state jailhouse murder Cellmates convicted of murder in ’96 prison death David Swinehart murder 1/15/1982 Pottstown, PA Nephews Thomas and Jeffrey DeBlase convicted of...Show More Summary
Two of the best and most astute political analysts — Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein — talk about which Republican party we are left with for the next couple of years. Good question! Monster or blunderer or a combination of the two? Whatever else happens, the internal war will be much fiercer and more of [...]Show More Summary
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The Magic Mountain-Ana Locking’s spring/summer 2015 collection is inspired by Thomas Mann’s novel The Magic Mountain. Embracing the work’s nostalgia for Old Europe, American... The post Ana Locking Melds Nostalgia & Modernity for Spring/Summer 2015 appeared first on The Fashionisto.
Peyton Manning and Julius Thomas have developed one of the more explosive relationships in the National Football League. If you were to look at the Cliff's Notes version of each Denver game over the last two seasons, you’d see “Manning to J. Show More Summary
Alt Text: Thomas Vermaelen Arsenal Rumours swirl around the Emirates as Barcelona beat Man United to defender deal Transfer Talk Bill Mann Friday, August 8, 2014 - 8:56am It's all go at Arsenal these days with transfer rumours swirling around the Emirates like spies round a packet of crisps. Show More Summary
"The will that aims toward its freedom plunges into the void.”
Benjamin Britten’s final opera Death in Venice, based on Thomas Mann’s 1912 novella, is given a lush and quite beautiful production from stage director Deborah Warner for the English National Opera.
For $35 million, you can be the next owner of the 10-acre estate where Charlie Chaplin married Oona O'Neill, where Thomas Mann slept, and, oh yeah, where Tony Montana fell in a...
Credits: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: Edinson Cavani Paris Saint Germain are determined to hold onto their Uruguayan sharpshooter despite Premier League interest Transfer Talk Bill Mann Friday, May 9, 2014 - 8:20am NEWLYShow More Summary