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Book Review: 1984

Eric Arthur Blaire or George Orwell as he was better known, wrote this book in 1948.

If you have ever heard the terms “Big Brother”, “Doublethink” or “Orwellian” then you should know that this is where all of those terms come from. 621 more words

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Orwell's attempt at '1984' Sequel Bombs, Lots of Them (A Poorly Conceived Farce)

George Orwell’s long-awaited sequel to 1984, cleverly titled, “1984 Part II: 2014,” is finally out and Content.Driven. has exclusive content including a riveting passage that says it all. 955 more words

"Entertainment" And Other Pop-culture Garbage

The One Book You Shouldn't Carry In Thailand

Apparently, it’s a bad idea to read 1984 in Thailand.

If you’re heading to Bangkok, leave your George Orwell at home.

An in-flight magazine for the Philippines Airlines recently published its 5 tips for traveling to Thailand. 192 more words

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The Best (Read: Worst) Dystopian Future: 1984 vs. Brave New World

The future is impossible to predict, unless you’re George Orwell or Aldous Huxley. Bereft of flying cars and the cycling popularity of boy bands, Orwell and Huxley still have each drawn a future with eerie similarities to our own world now–despite the vast differences in how each author chose to represent his unique dystopia. 1,619 more words

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Box in the Corner - Thoughts on Television

Obnoxiously it sits.

The modern television set is an object which is sleek, sexy. Matte black and flat, all we see is what we watch. And, my oh my, how the tele-visual phenomenon has grown since its first revolution. 445 more words

Thoughts

Bachelor Party (1984) BRRip 800mb

Storyline:
Rick Gassko is about to marry Debbie Thompson. Her parents hate him. Her old boyfriend hates him. They all have money and he gets a cut of the crap games on the Catholic school bus that he drives. 30 more words

Freedom is Slavery

-1984 by George Orwell

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