Susan Sontag

Type: Person
Name: Susan Sontag
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fifty, going strong

Martin Scorsese’s elegant tribute to The New York Review of Books.For those of us whom — literary readers, that is — once combed the sidewalks of our cities (Shivaji Nagar, Daryaganj, Luz Corner, Free School Street, Abids Book Bazaar) for pavement hawkers ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Woman who led fight for gay marrige gets $625,000 prize

Twenty-one people, many of whom are doing work that touches on race relations, same-sex marriage, climate change and other issues that are dominating the news, have each been awarded "genius grants" from the MacArthur Foundation.Among the recipients is ... [Published WCVB.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Pradeep Sebastian: Fifty years old and still going strong

For those of us who — literary readers, that is — once combed the sidewalks of our cities (Shivaji Nagar, Daryaganj, Luz Corner, Free School Street, Abids Book Bazaar) for pavement hawkers selling old copies of what we rather familiarly called NYRB (the ... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Six principles that brands must follow to survive

More and less are on a collision course. Already, we are testing the limits of water, food, energy and climate. Another billion people are expected to exist by 2030, which will test global capacities even further. More is needed for the next leap forward ... [Published PR Week UK - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

To click or not to click, that’s the question

In the past few weeks, many Internet users may have momentarily faced two questions:Should I click on a video of an American being beheaded? And should I click on stolen images of a naked Jennifer Lawrence? To look or not to look? We are all becoming ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Fifty, going strong

Martin Scorsese’s elegant tribute to The New York Review of Books.For those of us whom — literary readers, that is — once combed the sidewalks of our cities (Shivaji Nagar, Daryaganj, Luz Corner, Free School Street, Abids Book Bazaar) for pavement hawkers ... [Published The Hindu - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

When sensational images are a click away

In the past few weeks, many Internet users may have momentarily faced two questions:Should I click on a video of an American being beheaded?And should I click on stolen images of a naked Jennifer Lawrence?To look or not to look? We are all becoming Prince ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Antenna Documentary Film Festival

The fourth will showcase films on topics as wide-ranging as Susan Sontag, hardcore Internet addiction and Bugarach – the remote Pyrenees village predicted to be the only place on earth to survive the Mayan doomsday prophecy. The festival runs at Paddington’s ... [Published Broadsheet - Sep 02 2014]
Entities: Susan Sontag, Addiction
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh’s Traveling Pain - NYTimes.com

In “Regarding the Pain of Others,” Susan Sontag writes, “being a spectator of calamities taking place in another country is a quintessential modern experience.” In Bangladesh[1], it appears that we are the spectators of — and collaborators in — our own ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Photographer Carlijn Jacobs Is Reinventing Camp

Photos from the series 'Swan Lake'.When we asked Carlijn Jacobs if she wanted to clear up some things about her picturesque photo series "Swan Lake", she sent us two quotes from Susan Sontag’s famous 1964 essay Notes On Camp . In the essay, Sontag tries ... [Published Vice UK - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

David Chase Moves In and Out Next…

Until her death in 2004, author and activist Susan Sontag owned and occupied a penthouse atop one of the four red brick towers that anchor the corners of the titanic London Terrace in New York’s once gritty, now gallery-filled Chelsea nabe. The 2,700-square-foot ... [Published Variety - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

When a thousand words isn't enough: more on game hunts

Let’s face it: As much as we love to waste time on it, Facebook is a pretty offensive place. Sexism, racism, homophobia and general animosity seem to flourish behind the anonymity of a computer screen. So among all of the potentially objectionable material ... [Published NCSU Technician - Aug 25 2014]

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Fifty, going strong [Published The Hindu - Sep 18 2014]
The MacArthur Grant: What Happens When You Give... [Published International Business Times - Sep 17 2014]
Woman who led fight for gay marrige gets $625,0... [Published WCVB.com - Sep 17 2014]
Partisan Review Now Free Online: Read All 70 Ye... [Published Open Culture - Sep 16 2014]
Trendsetters at Work: Pret-a-Reporter [Published EOnline.com - Sep 16 2014]
Annie Leibovitz Unveils New Images [Published Eyes In - Sep 14 2014]
Hear Antonin Artaud’s Censored, Never-Aired Rad... [Published Open Culture - Sep 11 2014]
Pradeep Sebastian: Fifty years old and still go... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 10 2014]
Kristen Wiig's Difficult Welcome to Me and More... [Published Gawker - Sep 10 2014]
Why More Americans Should See the Beheading Videos [Published Intercept - Sep 10 2014]
Six principles that brands must follow to survive [Published PR Week UK - Sep 10 2014]
Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life (1990-2005) [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Sep 09 2014]
A story from the 'other India' [Published Sakaal Times - Sep 06 2014]
To click or not to click, that’s the question [Published Hamilton Spectator - Sep 06 2014]
Fifty, going strong [Published The Hindu - Sep 06 2014]
A Little Chaos: A Short Crime Film by Rainer We... [Published Open Culture - Sep 05 2014]
Viewing a writer’s life [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 05 2014]
Bearing the Moral Paradox of Evil [Published ABC Online - Sep 05 2014]
BeautyCon Exposes The Ugly Truths of YouTube Cu... [Published Vice Magazine US - Sep 04 2014]
When sensational images are a click away [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 04 2014]
The Beauty of Roxane Gay [Published Huffington Post - Sep 03 2014]
Antenna Documentary Film Festival [Published Broadsheet - Sep 02 2014]
Persuasion Through Pictures [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Sep 02 2014]
Bangladesh’s Traveling Pain - NYTimes.com [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 02 2014]
When will they find a cancer cure, doc? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Fallen Angel [Published City Journal - Aug 31 2014]
'Voices and Visions’ Spreads Through the World ... [Published Forward - Aug 30 2014]
Photographer Carlijn Jacobs Is Reinventing Camp [Published Vice UK - Aug 29 2014]
Cancerversary: I remember because I can't forget [Published Chicago Now - Aug 29 2014]
David Chase Moves In and Out Next… [Published Variety - Aug 28 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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