Susan Sontag

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Name: Susan Sontag
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Markus Frind: The man 'behind a million babies'

American writer and critic Susan Sontag once said: "Nothing is mysterious, no human relation. Except love." Markus Frind, the founder and boss of Plenty of Fish (POF), the world's largest dating website and app, would beg to differ.According to him: "Although ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Susan Sontag
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

30 Days of Adventure Challenge - Day 24

Picture editor Laura Doherty goes on a solo adventure with her camera‘Insofar as photography does peel away the dry wrappers of habitual seeing, it creates another habit of seeing: both intense and cool, solicitous and detached; charmed by the insignificant ... [Published Psychologies - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Classic Movies Un-Sexism’d

McSweeneys erzählt Plotpoints aus Filmklassikern ohne Sexismen. Transformers mit Susan Sontag-Bots klingt großartig! Ein paar meiner Favorites: Gone With The Wind Rhett kisses and grabs at Scarlett against her will. Scarlett informs Rhett that ... [Published Nerdcore - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

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1. 2003 . 2. Tavi Gevinson update . 3. Old interview with Susan Sontag . 4. “ Humans Need Not Apply ” (video on mechanization).  And how good will Siri-like entities get ? 5. Rescuing orphaned baby elephants . ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Susan Sontag's Best Productivity Tricks

Susan Sontag was a woman of many hats. She was a writer, critic, filmmaker, and a teacher. She achieved a lot before she died in 2004. Let’s take a look at how she did it all. Photos by David Goering, Jayel Aheram, SunshinecitySontag was no stranger to ... [Published Lifehacker Australia - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

506th Friday Blog Roundup

I was reading Susan Sontag’s best productivity tips on Lifehacker, and they were… as you would suspect from Sontag… simple and brilliant: I will have lunch only with Roger. (‘No, I don’t go out for lunch.’ Can break this rule once every two weeks.) I ... [Published Stirrup Queens - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Susan Sontag
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

A Brief Anthology of ‘Quotations’

Photo by George Rose/Susan Sontag closes her seminal book On Photography with a “brief anthology of quotations”—compiling remarks from various brilliant people on the topic. Sontag writes:The final reason for the need to photograph everything lies in ... [Published Vice UK - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Susan Sontag's Best Productivity Tricks

Susan Sontag was a woman of many hats. She was a writer, critic, filmmaker, and a teacher. She got a lot done before she died in 2004. Let's take a look at how she did it all.Sontag was no stranger to controversy , particularly about what many called ... [Published Lifehacker - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

About a Girl: To ‘Liesel’ in Gaza…

Girl in Gaza. (origin of photos unknown) by ROBIN KIRK for ISLAMiCommentary Of all of the images of the destruction being visited upon Gaza and Israel, why did the picture of a girl retrieving her books from the rubble stop me cold? The image ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Talking Divas, drag and Susan Sontag with the creators of the gay-themed revue ‘I Am What I Am’

Ahem. Let's get one thing straight: The title of this world-premiere, rainbow-colored revue does not refer to the catch phrase uttered by a cartoon sailor with a fetish for spinach and impossibly scrawny women.If that's the first thing that entered your ... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

How Can a Gentleman Appear Well-Read?

.Photo by Christina PaigePlease send your questions for publication to gentlemanscholarslate@gmail.com . (Questions may be edited.)What is the easiest way for me to become, or at least to appear to be, well-read?Troy Patterson.Photo by Christina Paig ... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Social Media and War

Russian Soldier near Ukranian border. (Reuters/Baz Ratner)With so many wars and crises now exploding across the globe, NY Times media columnist at how social media is changing how the public and journalists themselves experience violence and tragedy. ... [Published The Nation - Jul 28 2014]

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The man 'behind a million babies' [Published BBC - Aug 20 2014]
Markus Frind: The man 'behind a million babies' [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
Documentary Selections Unveiled for 2014 NY Fil... [Published ShootOnline - Aug 19 2014]
Understanding your camera to make the most of... [Published Jakarta Post - Aug 19 2014]
30 Days of Adventure Challenge - Day 24 [Published Psychologies - Aug 17 2014]
12 Quotes: #Depression Robin Williams…Secret So... [Published Beliefnet - Aug 14 2014]
Classic Movies Un-Sexism’d [Published Nerdcore - Aug 14 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 14 2014]
Susan Sontag's Best Productivity Tricks [Published Lifehacker Australia - Aug 11 2014]
506th Friday Blog Roundup [Published Stirrup Queens - Aug 08 2014]
A Brief Anthology of ‘Quotations’ [Published Vice UK - Aug 08 2014]
Susan Sontag's Best Productivity Tricks [Published Lifehacker - Aug 06 2014]
7 Questions That Will Keep You Curious [Published Huffington Post - Aug 05 2014]
Secretly, Frequently Cowboy Drag [Published Gay.com - Aug 04 2014]
She preferred justice to truth [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Aug 03 2014]
San Francisco's Hottest Festivals, Fairs,... [Published About - Aug 02 2014]
About a Girl: To ‘Liesel’ in Gaza… [Published Informed Comment - Aug 01 2014]
Talking Divas, drag and Susan Sontag with the c... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 31 2014]
How Can a Gentleman Appear Well-Read? [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
Listen to Roland Barthes Deliver His 40-Hour Le... [Published Open Culture - Jul 30 2014]
The Avedon eye on life [Published West Australian - Jul 30 2014]
Social Media and War [Published The Nation - Jul 28 2014]
Death tourism, Auschwitz selfies, and online so... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 24 2014]
Jewish film fest diverse as ever [Published San Francisco Examiner - Jul 24 2014]
34th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival -- July... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 23 2014]
Finding a place to call home in Skibbereen [Published Southern Star - Jul 22 2014]
Nadine Gordimer: In her own words [Published Channel24 - Jul 21 2014]
Nadine Gordimer [Published Irish Independent - Jul 20 2014]
We must make do without Nadine Gordimer [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 17 2014]
Nadine Gordimer: The unflinching and honest gaze [Published DNA India - Jul 17 2014]
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Classic Movies Un-Sexism’d [Published Nerdcore - Aug 14 2014]
McSweeneys erzählt Plotpoints aus Filmklassikern ohne Sexismen. Transformers mit Susan Sontag-Bots klingt großartig! Ein paar meiner Favorites: Gone With The Wind Rhett kisses and grabs at Scarlett against her will. Scarlett informs Rhett that ...
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Aug 14 2014]
1. 2003 . 2. Tavi Gevinson update . 3. Old interview with Susan Sontag . 4. “ Humans Need Not Apply ” (video on mechanization).  And how good will Siri-like entities get ? 5. Rescuing orphaned baby elephants . ...
506th Friday Blog Roundup [Published Stirrup Queens - Aug 08 2014]
I was reading Susan Sontag’s best productivity tips on Lifehacker, and they were… as you would suspect from Sontag… simple and brilliant: I will have lunch only with Roger. (‘No, I don’t go out for lunch.’ Can break this rule once every two weeks.) I ...
About a Girl: To ‘Liesel’ in Gaza… [Published Informed Comment - Aug 01 2014]
Girl in Gaza. (origin of photos unknown) by ROBIN KIRK for ISLAMiCommentary Of all of the images of the destruction being visited upon Gaza and Israel, why did the picture of a girl retrieving her books from the rubble stop me cold? The image ...
3 Thoughts on Nadine Gordimer's Death [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 15 2014]
Nadine Gordimer, the South African Nobel laureate who used literature to resist apartheid, has died at the age of 90. Gordimer remained productive, and controversial, well into her latter years. She is being celebrated, and rightly so, for her immense ...
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