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Squid Game Director Might Ask Leonardo DiCaprio to Join the Cast for a Future Season

IGN Insider 16 Sep 2022
Squid Game writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk has considered asking Leonardo DiCaprio to join the cast of his series for a future storyline beyond Season 2, which is set to premiere in 2024 ... In addition, he is developing a "controversial film" called Killing Old People Club, which is an adaptation of a novel by Italian essayist Umberto Eco ... .

Calling Trump the F-Word

Democratic Underground 13 Sep 2022
Link to tweet ... No paywall ... This one does ... As Umberto Eco wrote, in his great essay “Ur-Fascism,” from 1995. ... Indeed, anyone wanting a guide to fascism’s chameleonlike nature (and its inevitably violent disposition) should consult that essay, in which Eco writes that fascism must be chaotic because it “depends on the cult of action for action’s sake ... .


Bitchute 10 Sep 2022
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'The Card Players': Orhan Pamuk shares title, plot details of new book

Anadolu Agency 10 Sep 2022
Türkiye’s Nobel-winning author Orhan Pamuk has unveiled the name of his upcoming new book ... Among the esteemed visitors the museum has hosted over the years were Umberto Eco, the Italian novelist and philosopher who died in 2016, and Chinese Nobel-winning writer Guan Moye, better known by the pen name Mo Yan, according to Pamuk.

The most comprehensive answer to the question: is Russia a fascist state?

Yahoo Daily News 09 Sep 2022
I will use the model of the Italian writer and historian Umberto Eco, who described 14 features of «eternal fascism» in his 1995 essay », and draw tentative parallels between the current Russian regime and Umberto Eco's Ur-Fascism to answer the question of whether modern Russia is a fascist state.

The new "F" word

The Roseburg News-Review 08 Sep 2022
It was written by Umberto Eco (1932-2016) and published in the June 22, 1995, issue of The New York Review of Books. Eco was a brilliant Italian scholar and novelist who grew up living during Mussolini’s years of absolute power ... In Ur-Fascism, Eco notes 14 causes and aspects of ...

‘Lord of the Ants’ Review: Gianni Amelio Finds the Pathos in a Shameful Italian Chapter ...

The Hollywood Reporter 07 Sep 2022
Show additional share options. Show additional share options ... The Braibanti case drew international attention in the wake of his conviction due to the number of influential public figures who spoke out against the travesty of justice — Pier Paolo Pasolini, Alberto Moravia, Elsa Morante, Marco Bellocchio and Umberto Eco among them ... Venue ... Cast.

‘Lord Of The Ants’: Venice Review

Screen Daily 06 Sep 2022
Gianna Amelio’s dramatisation of a strange 1960s Italian trial may prove somewhat lost in translation. Italy was a strange and contradictory place in the 1960s ... Not much is made here of those mavericks who did leap to Braibanti’s defence at the time, including Pasolini, Umberto Eco and Bellocchio, who gets an executive producer credit on the film ... .

Trump poses like Churchill, but acts like Mussolini

The CT Mirror 31 Aug 2022
In his essay, “ philosopher and critic, Umberto Eco, who lived under Mussolini’s rule, delineates archetypal features of fascism, almost all of which Trump has practiced. For instance, Eco observes that Mussolini, the father of fascism, created a cult of both personality and ...

President Joe Biden's 'semi-fascism' remark was no gaffe

Alternet 31 Aug 2022
In an August 25 speech in Rockville, Md., aimed at drumming up support for Democrats ahead of the midterms, President Biden tarred Donald Trump and the MAGA movement with the dreaded "F" word ... Trump and Trumpism similarly embody the 14 common factors of fascism identified by the great Italian writer Umberto Eco in his 1995 essay, Ur Fascism ... Trump ... 1.

Missing Pages: the podcast revisiting jaw-dropping literary scandals

The Observer 22 Aug 2022
Handsome and accomplished, Dan Mallory seemed to be the new golden boy of American letters. He had a glittering CV, worked for prestige publishers in London and New York and wrote a psychological thriller, The Woman in the Window, that was a huge bestseller and adapted into a Netflix film ... It includes Margaret Atwood, Umberto Eco and David Mitchell ... .

Why we’re back in love with old-school romance! Once considered terminally trashy, Mills & Boon ...

The Daily Mail 14 Aug 2022
A beachy holiday calls for a beachy read. as you peruse the shelves of your local bookshop, you avoid anything by Hanya Yanagihara (too depressing), Umberto Eco (too highbrow), Jonathan Franzen (too confusing), Hilary Mantel (too historical) and any blurb containing the words ‘postwar’, ‘intergenerational’ or ‘dystopian’. You want romance ... .

The Second Coming of the Heartland, by Pepe Escobar

The Unz Review 14 Aug 2022
It’s tempting to visualize the overwhelming collective West debacle as a rocket, faster than free fall, plunging into the black void maelstrom of complete socio-political breakdown ... In his latest book, No-Cosas ... Shahrisabz ... Shaki Zinda ... Worse ... Such a pity that Baudrillard and Umberto Eco are not among us anymore to unmask their tawdry shenanigans ... ....

Super Quiz: Flowers in Titles

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 Aug 2022
1. Umberto Eco book title. "The Name of the --------.". 2. Tiny Tim's signature song. "Tiptoe Through the --------.". 3. Song and film title ... 4 ... 5 ... 6 ... .

As retirement stretches over the horizon, it’s in danger of disappearing into the abyss

Irish Independent 05 Aug 2022
Within those limits, what hope do many have for well-paid, satisfying work in their 60s or 70s when being over 50 is over the hill?Will the Trussed-up neo-liberals, the self-declared eco-capitalists – who wouldn’t know eco if his name was Umberto – line them out for a ...

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