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Favorite Reads of 2015: #1 Joseph and His Brothers by Thomas Mann

Mann considered Joseph and His Brothers his “pyramid,” the monument that would withstand the decades and centuries as smaller works were ground to dust. Indeed, it is enormous: sixteen years to write, 1500 pages, four volumes, and it recounts one of the central stories in all of Western civilization. Yet it is probably the least-read Continue Reading

For the record

Underrated/Overrated: In the Underrated/Overrated column in the Nov. 8 Calendar section, the writer of the 2015 film "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" was listed as Thomas Mann. The film and the novel it was based upon were written by Jesse Andrews. If you believe that we have made an error, or you...

Monterey Media Acquires ‘Memoria’ Based On James Franco Short Story – Austin Film Festival

Monterey Media has acquired North American distribution rights to indie drama Memoria starring Sam Dillon, Thomas Mann, and James Franco. The film, written and directed by Nina Ljeti and Vladimir de Fontenay and based on a short story...Show More Summary

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: More presidential debate fallout

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Francis Wilkinson: Political scientists Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein are longtime scholars of American politics in general and the U.S. Congress in particular. They were among the first mainstream analysts, and arguably the most influential,...Show More Summary

It's not Congress that's dysfunctional—it's the Republican Party

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Chart showing the widening ideological gulf between House Republicans and Democrats, thanks to the GOP's extremism Norm Ornstein and Thomas Mann are no partisan hacks: They're two of the most respected political analysts in Washington, DC. Show More Summary

Bel Powley & Thomas Mann Join Variety For Brunch at Hamptons Film Festival

Bel Powley steps out in a flowy dress for Variety’s 10 To Watch Mentor Brunch during the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival on Sunday (October 11) in East Hampton, New York. The 23-year-old actress was joined by Thomas Mann, Christopher Abbott, Keith Stanfield chef Bobby Flay, and HIFF Artistic Director David Nugent where they met [...]

In the Boston area tomorrow night (10/8) from 5-7 PM?

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the Boston area tomorrow night (10/8) from 5-7 PM? Come to MIT see io9 founder Annalee Newitz in conversation with Charles C. Mann, author of the amazing book 1491. Moderated by history author Thomas Levenson, the discussion will focus on how studying the past can help us plan for the future. [MIT Communications Forum] Read more...

John Goodman, Thomas Mann join Kong: Skull Island

Kong, this is not 'Nam, there are rules. The cast of KONG: SKULL ISLAND has grown - considerably - with the addition of John Goodman, who today has officially climbed aboard the Jordan Vogt-Roberts adventure film. Goodman joins Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell in the film, while Samuel L. Show More Summary

From Notre Dame lecture on Southern Fiction

Compassion is a word that sounds good in anybody's mouth...It's a quality that no one can put his finger on in any exact critical sense, so the word is always safe for anybody to use. Thomas Mann has said that the grotesque is the true anti-bourgeois style, but I think the kind of hazy, compassion demanded of the writer now makes it difficult for him to be anti-anything.

Page To Screen: Tracking Hannibal Lecter, from Manhunter to Red Dragon

In Page To Screen, we compare a movie to the book that spawned it. The analysis goes into deep detail about specific plot points—in other words, you’ve been warned. Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon (1981), Michael Mann’s Manhunter (1986), and...Show More Summary

Thomas Mann's 'Me & Earl' Gets a Blu-ray Release Date!

Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, and RJ Cyler hit the red carpet at the UK premiere of their critically acclaimed movie Me and Earl and the Dying Girl on Wednesday (August 19) at Somerset House in London, England. The three stars have been touring around Europe this week to promote the film, which was just slated [...]

‘The present has its own peril': Anne Boyer Writes Time in Literature & Illness

At Full Stop, a new piece by Anne Boyer called “This Imaginary Half-Nothing: Time” reveals her reading-time during sick-time, and the connections therein (Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain met Christa Wolf’s The Quest for Christa T. in the end), including also John Donne’s work on his deathbed, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions; and Ingeborg Bachmann’s Malina, […]

Meet Byron Mann of AMC's Hell on Wheels

Byron Mann's Twitter: @Byron_Mann, Photo by Kevin Thomas Photography Byron Mann is the new guy on the set of AMC's Hell on Wheels. Byron also stars in the Lionsgate actioner ABSOLUTION opposite Steven Seagal which was just released on DVD/Bluray. Show More Summary


The (€25,000) Thomas-Mann-Preis has been around for ages (well, in one form or another -- it's actually apparently only been the 'Thomas-Mann-Preis' one year (2008) and is currently officially the: 'Thomas Mann Preis der Hansestadt Lübeck...Show More Summary

Thomas Mann’s Moving Tribute for His Dear Friend Hermann Hesse’s Sixtieth Birthday

5 months agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

"I... love the man, his serenely contemplative, kindly-mischievous air, the fine, deep glance of his poor weak eyes, which with their blueness light up the gaunt, sharply cut face..."

'Me And Earl And The Dying Girl' -- A Film Interview

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL a Sundance breakout film this year just hit movie theaters in wide release. I got to sit down with the director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and actor Thomas Mann and discuss this gem of a movie. It's quirky, sophisticated, fun and wildly creative. Show More Summary

[Exclusive] Inside the DIY Mini-Films of 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'

RJ Cyler as "Earl" and Thomas Mann as "Greg" in ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL. Photo coutesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. © 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved A movie centered around artistic, angsty highschool...Show More Summary

Opening Friday

Max - Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins Me and Earl and the Dying Girl - Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke Ted 2 - Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Picnics, Plato and Pleats: Death in Venice at Wormsley

  Garsington Opera at Wormsley has achieved some sort of artistic milestone with a near-perfect new production of Benjamin Britten’s Death in Venice. Based on the richly autobiographical novella by Thomas Mann, converted into a spare libretto by Myfanwy Piper (whose painter husband, John Piper did the original 1973 sets), the opera is a curiosity, […]

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