The ‘Star Trek’ hunk was apprehensive about taking on Tom Clancy’s famous spy hero in the ‘Jack Ryan’ franchise reboot, so he sought advice from Baldwin – who starred in first movie, ‘The Hunt for Red October’ – ahead of filming.
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Alec Baldwin will be back on TV soon.
The hot-tempered actor– whose MSNBC weekly talk show was shut down after he allegedly used an anti-gay slur in a New York City encounter– will be hosting TCM’s “Private Screenings” on Jan. 221 more words
In his 1964 essay “The White Problem,” dating from the period of the publication of The Fire Next Time, Baldwin sets out what he calls “two levels of experience.” These two levels operate as the dialectical tension within which whiteness as an American identity emerges. 902 more words
In “Letter on Humanism,” a letter written to French theorist Jean Beaufret in response to the claim that his book Being and Time did not contain an ethics, Martin Heidegger famously remarks that “language is the house of Being.” This is a signature moment in Heidegger’s work, one that (roughly) shifts his work from the relationship between subjectivity and ontology to the more searching, and certainly more peculiar, question of language, truth, and Being. 1,396 more words