Two years ago, a trio of researchers published a comment in the journal Nature about humanity’s garbage crisis. Between the turn of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first, they wrote, annual waste production increased by a factor of ten. Show More Summary
Is it OK to only land 50 percent of the listings that you make appointments for? No! It's a waste of your valuable time, energy, and enthusiasm -- and in today's market, you can do a lot better. The key is implementing modern listing presentation techniques to ensure that you're the agent who gets the listing, and not your competitors...
In his encyclical, Laudato Si, Pope Francis describes the immorality of a society based on over-consumption, which takes from the earth more than can be sustained, and chokes our land and our oceans and our atmosphere with waste. The Pope describes the injustice of the "economy of exclusion." read more
The long-forgotten Wilton’s Music Hall first returned to our attention – still in a very derelict state – in 1997 with the celebrated Deborah Warner-Fiona Shaw staging of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land. Other stagings in the venue followed over the years – as did a capital campaign. Now Wilton’s is ready for full-time use […]
A fresh investigation by the Associated Press revealed more than 180 million gallons of liquid waste fracking byproduct were spilled in the US between 2009 and 2014, resulting in poisoned drinking water and tainted agricultural land...
The University of Texas has seen 1.6 million gallons of oil, waste water, and pollutants spilling from fracking sites into the ground and groundwater on lands that it leases to oil and gas companies in West Texas, according to a report from two environmental groups released today. Show More Summary
“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 »
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.
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 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...
• 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
[ 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
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 […]
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 […]
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
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
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:...
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.
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 […]
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