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Posts Tagged: nose

Nosetalgia

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At the Paris Review, Dan Piepenbring revisits a century-old Japanese short story called “The Nose” (not to be confused with the Gogol story). Connecting it to contemporary narcissism and self-documentation on social media, Piepenbring makes the case that Akutagawa Ryūnosuke’s creepy tale is more relevant than ever: There’s a book to be written about the evolution of […]

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Orson Welles’ Nose

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Orson Welles was self-conscious about the size of his nose, a small issue that lead to make-up malfunctions and a lot of prosthetics. You can track this compulsion of a legendary actor/director through the size of his nose in his movies—it’s a whole new way to experience the classics. (via @MaudNewton)

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