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President Obama in Saudi Arabia

President Obama visits King Salman of Saudi Arabia

President Obama was in Saudi Arabia, so many wondered if the President of the United States would attempt to save Raif Badawi. 1,885 more words

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Blackface issue frames Michel Monty's debut at TRV

Life goes on at Théâtre du Rideau Vert, in spite of an unprecedented media coverage revolving around one of its least important shows, the 2014 Revue et corrigée, an annual satirical comedy revue that featured a faux P.K. 958 more words


a lukewarmness

“When a man receives no dowry with his wife, but beauty only, repentance follows soon after wedlock; and the handsomest woman in the world can hardly defend herself against a lukewarmness caused by possession.”

— Moliere, The Blunderer


Comedy Tonight


La Grande Siecle – a century that begins and ends with the reigns of  two of the greatest of French kings –  fires the imagination with French achievements in art, architecture, letters and all things civilized. 615 more words


Thoughts on Charlie Hebdo, Molière, and Carl Jung: where does a fearless – heedless – sense of vocation originate?

Still finding it hard to put the Charlie Hebdo victims out of mind, to get work done – because so many of them look like writer, journalist and artist friends of… 1,216 more words

Culture After Gutenberg


Je suis tombée sur une bande dessinée remarquable aujourd’hui, et il faut absolument que je vous en parle. Elle mélange plein d’idées superbes, autant dans l’écriture que dans les images. 323 more words


January 15 in history

588 BC – Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon laid siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign.

69 – Otho seized power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but rules for only three months before committing suicide. 477 more words