Category Archive for 'Culture'

Sherlock Holmes: Jeremy Brett and “A Scandal In Bohemia”

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

A quote and video that displays Jeremy Brett’s charm and skill as Sherlock Holmes, in his very first broadcast episode of the Granada production of Holmes’ adventures.

The Holocaust: Laurence Rees explains “Nazi logic” in racism

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

I strongly recommend reading this. It’s mainly from Laurence Rees’ brand-new book named “The Holocaust: A New History”, which is sublimely written by a master scholar.

Watch Einstürzende Neubauten’s entire “Elbphilharmonie”

Monday, February 27th, 2017

It’s the entire gig. Go see!

The power in messiness – Brian Eno and Oblique Strategies

Monday, February 20th, 2017

A big collection of quotes on Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt’s Oblique Strategies card deck, and how it transformed David Bowie’s creation process, including that of his musicians, when creating the Berlin trilogy of albums. Everybody needs some mess in their lives.

Review: Siri Hustvedt – “A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind”

Friday, February 17th, 2017

My review: I give this anthology of essays 3/5.