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The Art of Handling Rejection: 5 Ways to Deal With Hearing "No".

Whether you work in sales, are starting a new business, searching for a job, or simply looking for a date, rejection is a part of the game.   337 more words


Email Gems: July 17-21

From my Austin Kleon weekly newsletter:
Here Is How to Write a Book by Ryan Holiday

From the newsletter of Jill Badonsky :
“Strengthen Your Tolerance Muscle–To be good at anything in the creative realm you must be able to accept that you’re not instantly perfect or even kinda good. 46 more words






In White Trash the historian Nancy Isenberg writes about social class in the United States. Somewhere in the book she mentions a Hollywood film that used authentic working class people from the rural south. 1,597 more words

Beyoncé statue at Madame Tussauds is 'adjusted' after 'light-skinned' criticism

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – Beyoncé took a quick break from the public eye – but now, she’s back.

Not the real Beyoncé, who seems to be lying low since the birth of her twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, who appeared in a photo on her Instagram page last week. 588 more words

Current Affairs

Applying Post-Colonial Literary Theory

Before the multimedia aspect of this blog, I would like to mention a brief summary of my novel “The Professor and The Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, And The Making Of The Oxford English Dictionary” written by Simon Winchester. 405 more words


Feminist Criticism for 'The Girl Who Was Saturday Night'

Here is my feminist criticism of ‘The Girl Who Was Saturday Night’ by Heather O’Neill. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and recommend it to anyone who likes cats and French culture! Enjoy!