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Hannibal Finale Recap: It's Beautiful

“What have we given? My friend, blood shaking my heart The awful daring of a moment's surrender Which an age of prudence can never retract By this, and this only, we have existed.”  T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land A heap of broken images. This is Hannibal's design: “Do you know... More »

A Puppet and a Performer Bring “The Waste Land” to Life

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

At this year's New York International Fringe Festival, artist Daniel Domig and actor Christopher Domig have collaborated on The Waste Land, an installation in which the latter quixotically plays with objects and rolls around in sawdust while reciting T.S. Eliot's poem of the same name.

Viggo Mortensen Reads T. S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land'

T. S. Eliot fans who happen to be in London next month may be in luck. Viggo Mortensen is scheduled to read “The Waste Land” on Friday, September 11 at the British Library to mark the 50th anniversary of the poet’s death, the library...Show More Summary

T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land With Nick Roth Quintet at Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival 2015

2 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land with Nick Roth Quintet Arhowen Theatre Enniskillen, N. Ireland August 1, 2015 It was hard to know what to expect from the combination of the reading of T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land and the specially commissioned jazz soundscape composed by m: Nick Roth. That T...

Liam Smith handed chance to land WBO light-middleweight title

• Liverpudlian will take on Frenchman Michel Soro for vacant title• Brother, Stephen, will compete in final IBF super-featherweight eliminator Liam Smith has no time to waste as he looks to become the first of four Liverpool brothers to land a version of a world title in Manchester in October. Show More Summary

The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot back by popular demand!

3 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 13 August 2015 at 7:00 pm; 14 August 2015 at 7:00 pm; ] A dramatic performance of T.S. Eliot’s seminal poem, The Waste Land, with self-devised musical accompaniment, is back by popular demand for two nights only. Performances of T.S. Show More Summary

Lebanon, the land of wasted opportunities

By: Makram Rabah As the airplane descends into Beirut airport, eager passengers gazing outside their windows are greeted by the sight an apocalyptic garbage-infested city about to implode. This same city which was named by the New York Times as the number one among the 44 places to visit in 2009, was recently featured by […]

The Waste Land Will Be Re-issued on the 50th Anniversary of Eliot’s Death

What was your first reaction to T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land? On the fiftieth anniversary of Eliot’s death, and impending re-issue of the collection, The Independent’s Sean O’Brien recounts what makes this epic poem so great. As a child, I was handed anthologies like James Reeves’s The Rhyming River, where I encountered Edward Lear and […]

Magnetic Press Announces 10 New Titles To Kick Off Second Year

In its first year, Magnetic Press made quite a dent, earning two Eisner nominations for Tony Sandoval’s Doomboy and Dave Dorman’s Wasted Lands Omnibus. Magnetic is heading into its second year with some big followup plans. The publisher...Show More Summary

Applications For The NYC Pitch-Off Close Tomorrow!

Attention New Yorkers! Applications for the NYC Meetup + Pitch-Off will be closing in 24 hours (ish) so if you’d like to pitch your company to the coolest judges in the land (TBA next week), you really shouldn’t waste another minute....Show More Summary

Daily Downloads (My Morning Jacket, Jesse Harris, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers free and legal music and/or stream. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Ancient Mariner: Ancient Mariner EP [mp3] The Cigarettes: The Waste Land album [mp3] The Go Rounds: Some Other Time EP [mp3] Holy Fiction:...

Why Reread?

Nabokov once claimed “there is no reading, only rereading.” In an essay for the New York Review of Books, Tim Parks pursues the “key to rereading,” taking The Waste Land and Mrs. Dalloway as his test cases.

The Complex Lyric Concerns of Simon Jarvis’s Unsung Work, The Unconditional

Arkava Das at Jacket2 claims that Simon Jarvis’s The Unconditional: A Lyric (Barque Press, 2005) might be The Waste Land of our times, “only unsung, and way longer.” Who knew? More: Any number of light-hearted parallels can be drawn between Jarvis’s venture and The Waste Land as its modernist predecessor as a cartography of urban/consumerist […]

Cory Joseph to Raptors: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

The San Antonio Spurs withdrew their qualifying offer for Cory Joseph on Sunday. Joseph wasted little time in returning to his native land to sign a free-agent contract with the Toronto Raptors. ESPN's Chris Broussard reported Joseph has landed in Toronto on a four-year, $30 million deal, with a player option after the third year. Show More Summary

In Northern Va., environmentalists concerned about disposal of coal ash

For six decades, on a spit of land where Quantico Creek meets the Potomac River, the Possum Point Power Station burned fossil fuels, provided energy for thousands of Virginians and left behind truckloads of a waste product known as coal ash.Read full article >>

Australian Mining Minister Pledges To Block Protection For Millions of Fragile Lands If It Would Limit Mining

2 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

We have been discussing the horrific environmental record of the administration of Prime Minister Tony Abbott. This includes the decision to dump millions of tons of waste into the Great Barrier Reef. The move that led to international outcry including official condemnation from UNESCO. Much of the criticism has been directed at Abbott putting industry […]

Jacob Young to Texas: Longhorns Land 4-Star PG Prospect

Shaka Smart hasn't wasted any time hitting the recruiting trail after signing on as head coach of the Texas Longhorns, and he netted a big prize Tuesday in 2016 point guard prospect Jacob Young. Young, who hails from Houston and attends...Show More Summary

Twitter chat: Why does so much of the food we produce get wasted?

Each year, roughly 40 percent of the food produced in the United States is never eaten. This waste takes a huge toll on the environment: not only does a huge amount of our water, energy and land go into growing food, but much of theShow More Summary

31% of Land We Use to Grow Food Is Wasted

A new study might make you think twice about how much food you throw away. Not only does 31% to 40% of American food go to waste, at a cost of $161.6 billion in 2010, but you're probably wasting more than you think—because almost 75% of Americans claim...

11 Things You Can Learn Before Your Airplane Lands

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Whether you’re only sitting on an airplane for a few hours or you’re spending an entire day flying over an ocean, don’t let precious down time go to waste re-watching that on-demand summer blockbuster. Instead, try to expand your mind. Show More Summary

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