Posts Tagged: German Expressionism

Thebes

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The tragedy of a mentally ill mind or a richly realized fantasy is that its world exists only for its inventor. It is the loneliest party, the most isolating game.

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Lady Gaga’s Surprisingly Literary New Music Video

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Life’s most fundamental question echoes boundlessly: What to do with that degree in the humanities?! One option is to become a pop superstar and make a music video saturated with references to Greek myth, German expressionist film, and modern art movements. (Another option is to be the BuzzFeed writer who goes through pop superstars’ music […]

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The Eyeball #40: Unreal Fiction and Film, Part 1

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I’m midway through teaching a course at Antioch University Seattle called Unreal Fiction and Film. Every week we pair a film or selection of shorts with a short story. The class is scheduled from 7-10 PM on Mondays, a brutal slot, but every week I’ve left invigorated by the discussion. While recognizing that the very […]

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