Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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Bats: Out of Hell?

It took an Irish Gothic novelist to tie up centuries of demonic mythology surrounding this leathery, nocturnal mammal.  Source:...

Happy 185th wedding anniversary to Edgar Allan Poe and Virginia Clemm.

Source: Lit Hub, September 22, 2020 By Dan Sheehan

The David Lynch Retrospective: A Two Hour Video Essay on Lynch’s Complete Filmography, from Eraserhead to Inland Empire

Source: Open Culture, October 12th, 2020 https://youtu.be/Z8LcuNGWqy0 If you were to watch David Lynch’s...

Romanticism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiRWBI0JTYQ https://youtu.be/t2-EA6doUf4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dhLq2G0FcM&t=579s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JT7dvCSe7s

A Certain Ratio on Ian Curtis, Martin Hannett, Grace Jones and a new album

‘People in raincoats with short hair were going ‘what the f***’s this?’ ’ Factory legends A Certain...

How Shoegaze Became Shoegaze

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XFB4gl1Iok

The tea-rific history of Victorian afternoon tea

Source: British Museum's blog In celebration of Afternoon Tea week, food historian Tasha Marks explores the history of the...

Believing in Literature

Source: London Review of Books AUGUST 3, 2020 THE RELATION BETWEEN belief and making is a troubled one. Anybody...

“Gothic” Architects Brought Islamic World To Europe

Source: Eurasia News August 25, 2020 By Chris Doyle* The basilica at Qalb Loze in...

Epicuro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7QaPGMhszI&feature=youtu.be

Nostalgia reimagined

Neuroscience is finding what propaganda has long known: nostalgia doesn’t need real memories – an imagined past works too

Desiderata — Max Ehrmann

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFxvV7-JDRw&feature=em-lsp

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Bats: Out of Hell?

It took an Irish Gothic novelist to tie up centuries of demonic mythology surrounding this leathery, nocturnal mammal.  Source:...

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Romanticism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiRWBI0JTYQ https://youtu.be/t2-EA6doUf4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dhLq2G0FcM&t=579s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JT7dvCSe7s

The tea-rific history of Victorian afternoon tea

Source: British Museum's blog In celebration of Afternoon Tea week, food historian Tasha Marks explores the history of the...

On the Revisionist Histories at the Heart of Fascism and Populism

Source: Lit Hub May 21, 2020 From Perón to Trump, the Political Art of Spinning Lies Into Myth

Virtual Exhibit: Book Of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt

Source: Book Of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt Online exhibit accompanying the  exhibit...

Gudrid Thorbjarnardóttir … the woman who found the New World 500...

Souce: The Guardian, Sat 18 Apr 2020  Great explorers you’ve probably never heard ofAdventure...

The Real Spartacus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1-xhoJQLHU&fbclid=IwAR3Auxu4rGt37dIYoOSRSEwTiCOrwH_H0bzEOlJz9vboACRppJtVWsVukQ8