Posts Tagged: Sartre

Paul Madonna Moves on to the Next Dream

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We are excited to offer a preview of artwork from Paul Madonna's new book, On to the Next Dream, alongside an interview with our current Comics Editor, Brandon Hicks, and an exclusive excerpt. ...more

Reading Mademoiselle Gantrel

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We squinted into the smoky room and saw ourselves on junior year abroad, frolicking on the Left Bank with artists in berets like hers. ...more

Figuring It Out En Route

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Growing up does not mean we stop reading Marxist critiques or hating ourselves or feeling the grotesque contrasts writ large on every page of our petty lives.

At the Paris Review blog, Sadie Stein offers a hilarious peek into her thoughts during a flight to San Diego, addressed to the teenage boy she sat next to who was reading Sartre’s Critique of Dialectical Reason.

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Existential Black Magic

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Desperate stuff, all about sex. Some fella called Simon de Beaver. It’s called existentialism.

The Independent’s John Walsh sat down to interview Sarah Bakewell about At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails, her book about the lives, influences, and impact of that wacky French bunch, the Existentialists.

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