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Dennis Hopper: The Man Who Went Looking For America...

On the 29th of May 2010, American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist Dennis Lee Hopper died in Venice, California. Known in Hollywood for his insolent behaviour, Hopper made his debut on film in two roles with James Dean in… 933 more words

Literature

Review: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Book Review
4+ out of 5 stars for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, a classic novel written in 1876 by Mark Twain. Another book where there are likely tons of reviews, each covering the plot, summary, characters, writing and themes. 463 more words

Book Reviews

A Connecticut Yankee (1931, David Butler)

A Connecticut Yankee fumbles on pretty much every level, including wasting lead Will Rogers. The big problem is the script, from William M. Conselman. It doesn’t help any director Butler can’t mount an action or comedy sequences, because there’s nothing else in the picture. 517 more words

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Mark Twain vs. The Machine

Though neither a radical nor a Christian—nor, for that matter, even a romantic in the vein of Blake who feared the “dark Satanic mills” of Industrial England—Mark Twain identified the late-nineteenth century fear of the machine run amok perfectly in his last novel, the tragically whimsical… 1,014 more words

A Lie

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
Mark Twain

QUOTATION

Explore. Dream. Discover.

Twenty years from  now you will be more disappointed by things you didn’t do than by things that you did do. So throw off the bowlines.

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