Joseph Conrad

Type: Person
Name: Joseph Conrad
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cub Scout Pack 181 visits Mystic Seaport

Cub Scouts, Leaders and Parents aboard the Joseph ConradCub Scouts from Pack 181 recently attended the Anchor Watch program at Mystic Seaport on October 4, 2014. Activities included sleeping on the Joseph Conrad, a square rigged ship built in 1882, and ... [Published Huntington Patch - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Joseph Conrad
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Cepeda: Exposing our darkest thoughts

CHICAGO — Raise your hand if you’ve heard the phrase "heart of darkness" about a hundred times lately.It has been used to reference the African continent, the Ebola outbreak, the newly discovered origination point of the HIV virus, as well as beheadings ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

Arvind Subramanian: Development economist with strong pro-growth stance

In an indication of the Narendra Modi government's plan to quickly embark on the relatively difficult structural changes in the economy it has been fighting shy of, the finance ministry saw two key changes on Thursday at the top level, while a larger ... [Published Financial Express - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ghosts in the machine: how AI research is bringing game characters to life | Technology

The ambition to create “real”, believable characters has been a cornerstone of literature since the 19th century. The Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin praised Fyodor Dostoyevsky for his ability to give each of his protagonists their own sets of beliefs, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Apocalypse Now

The Vietnam War was the pivotal event of the baby boom era. The best film about Vietnam and war and madness is Coppola’s reworking of Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” and “Lord Jim” into a harrowing tale of a soldier’s journey up the Mekong River, ... [Published NWI Times - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Bafana up against Darkest Africa

The Congo – even though there are now two nations bearing the same tag – has been the epitome of the colonial catchphrase “The Dark Continent”.Joseph Conrad’s book The Heart of Darkness, seen by some as a classic on the savage exploitation of the African ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

50 cultural icons and their favorite books

Flavorwire collected a list of the favorite books of 50 well-known people, including Bill Murray, Amy Poehler, Ayn Rand, and Caroline Kennedy. Here are some of the picks: Bill Murray: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Dolly Parton: ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Beheading, the All-American Sport!

(John Hinderaker) I don’t normally bother to dissect silly op-eds, but this one by Jonathan Zimmerman, a historian at NYU, merits attention because it is part of a broader campaign of obfuscation. Start with the title: “Beheading has a multicultural ... [Published Power Line - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

How others still see us

HARARE - Recently, I listened with fascination to an account of how little Rwanda transformed itself, after that horrific 1994 genocide — featuring the slaughter of mostly Tutsis and moderate Hutus — into an economically-viable State.There was unrestrained ... [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

What If Everything You Know About Terrorism Is Wrong?

John Schindler John Schindler is a Professor at the Naval War College; Chair, PfP CT Working Group; Senior Fellow, Boston University, and former NSA & NAVSECGRU. All writings here represent the author’s views alone, and certainly not those of the Naval ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Almanac: Joseph Conrad on turning sixty

“Sixty is not a bad age—unless in perspective, when no doubt it is contemplated by the majority of us with mixed feelings. It is a calm age; the game is practically over by then; and standing aside one begins to remember with a certain vividness what ... [Published Arts Journal - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

‘The Italian Joseph Conrad’

Described by the literary press as the “Italian Joseph Conrad” and “a 20th century Balzac”, Alessandro Spina–the pen name of Basili Shafik Khouzam–was a Syrian Maronite who was born in Benghazi in 1927 and died in Milan in 2013. Despite winning universal ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Sep 23 2014]

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50 cultural icons and their favorite books [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 07 2014]
Flavorwire collected a list of the favorite books of 50 well-known people, including Bill Murray, Amy Poehler, Ayn Rand, and Caroline Kennedy. Here are some of the picks: Bill Murray: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Dolly Parton: ...
First sentences of non-fiction texts: The Top Ten [Published 3quarksdaily - Oct 05 2014]
John Rentoul in The Independent: After an online debate with Brian Moore over the opening sentence of 'A Tale of Two Cities' (best of lines, worst of lines), which I would have rejected for my Top 10 First sentences of novels even if it had not ...
Read the genocidal sermon a notable Atlanta rab... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 03 2014]
Last Thursday Rabbi Shalom Lewis of Congregation Etz Chaim in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta, Georgia gave what can only be understood as a call to genocide in his Rosh Hashanah sermon to welcome in the Jewish new year. The sermon, republished in full ...
Beheading, the All-American Sport! [Published Power Line - Oct 03 2014]
(John Hinderaker) I don’t normally bother to dissect silly op-eds, but this one by Jonathan Zimmerman, a historian at NYU, merits attention because it is part of a broader campaign of obfuscation. Start with the title: “Beheading has a multicultural ...
‘The Italian Joseph Conrad’ [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Sep 23 2014]
Described by the literary press as the “Italian Joseph Conrad” and “a 20th century Balzac”, Alessandro Spina–the pen name of Basili Shafik Khouzam–was a Syrian Maronite who was born in Benghazi in 1927 and died in Milan in 2013. Despite winning universal ...
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