Two weeks after Trump issued Executive Order 19840, which ordered the burning of books deemed by the White House to be inappropriate for the public, Oxford University Press decided to publish a fireproof version of Ray Bradbury’s… 436 more words
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Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon Hop on the Dystopia Train with HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451' Adaptation
Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon will headline HBO’s adaptation of the classic Ray Bradbury tale Fahrenheit 451.
Jordan will play Montag, a fireman who battles his mentor Beatty (Shannon): the twist, for those who’ve not read the novel, is that these firemen burn books, rather than prevent blazes. 39 more words
If Ray Bradbury were alive today he would be able to make a public declaration of, “I told ya so!”
Of course many readers of Bradbury’s work would have said this years ago, but as I read Fahrenheit 451 this past week I felt the need to buy every copy I could get my hands on, and hand them out like candy. 982 more words