My new obsession is reading. My weekends and week nights are now spent reading rather than binging tv and movies. I still do that too but not nearly as much (I have cut out a lot shows that were crappy anyway). 291 more words
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With its modern buildings and artsy alleys, it is easy to forget that just some 50 years ago, South Korea was dirt poor. Yes, following the Korean War, this region had to crawl its way up to what it is now. 411 more words
While John Steinbeck’s writing is based on his childhood upcoming and early life experiences, he also blends different perspectives and represents the different people he grew up around. 530 more words
Today marks 62 years since James Dean was killed in a car accident on September 30, 1955.
Although he had only made three films, he is known to be one of the greatest actors of his time. 10 more words
To make it through the posthumously published (1969) Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters one must be very interested in how John Steinbeck spent 1951 and/or in what he regarded (from before he started writing it) as his magnum opus, … 1,272 more words