Tag Archives: Susan Sontag

Amazon Labels’Tom and Jerry’ Racist

Tom And Jerry cartoons depict ‘ethnic and racial prejudice’, warns Amazon ‘Without mentioning specific examples, the Amazon blurb reads: ‘Tom And Jerry shorts may depict some ethnic and racial prejudices that were once commonplace in American society. Such depictions were … Continue reading

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‘Crooked House’ Review

I was astonished to learn that the most shocking crime/mystery was not written by AC Doyle but by Agatha Christie. It wasn’t hard-boiled though since the murderer used poison. How was that? The main protagonist was a 12-year-old girl who … Continue reading

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Want Writing Privacy? Use Typewriter

The Typewriter Is Back — to Save Privacy ‘”After scandals with the distribution of secret documents by WikiLeaks and the exposes by Edward Snowden,” the anonymous source explained, “it has been decided to expand the practice of creating paper documents” … Continue reading

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One Way to Really Celebrate Book Lover’s Day

25 Literary GIFs for Book Lovers You might not agree with all the GIFs like I did (some are corny) but it will still be fun. Here is no. 23: You’ve been known to engage in crazy multi-tasking while reading … Continue reading

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The Power of Graphic Images

Susan Sontag explains how and why photographs came to grip us so powerfully: ‘Humankind lingers unregenerately in Plato’s cave, still reveling, its age-old habit, in mere images of the truth. But being educated by photographs is not like being educated … Continue reading

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