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It's a Mystery

Today might be the birthday of Kasper Hauser. I say ‘might’ because of the great mystery surrounding his sudden appearance in the town of Nuremberg in 1828. 1,010 more words

Brilliant Europeans

The Edge of the World - Solitude

SKELLIG ISLANDS on the south west, Atlantic coast of Ireland has become a familiar site since it was chosen for the closing scene of Star Wars, the Force Awakens. 1,075 more words


Hot Docs 2016 Review: Werner Herzog`s "Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World" (2016) ★★★★★

Internet has its own advantages and disadvantages that we may not recognize right away. However, time has proved that no matter what, it is easy to imagine that soon, if not now, an artificial mind may join us before we realize it. 443 more words

Movie Reviews

From Operation Avalanche to Sour Grapes, here are the 10 films to see at the Hot Docs Film Festival

Gone are the days of the presumed boredom and dreaded narrative of a documentary film. With the Hot Docs Film Festival, which runs from April 28 to May 8, an entire slew of oddball eccentricities prove that non-fiction flicks these days are all about subculture and life behind-the-scenes. 408 more words


The Birth of Beauty

The European man is the Neanderthal man, the Neanderthal man is the European man.

Today we know this, thanks to (real) Science: https://atala.fr/

Thanks the Gods (and Marie Cachet), I may add…now we not only know who we really are, we can also banish from our minds the official… 306 more words

European Traditionalism

Hot Docs 2016: Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

As the camera lingers on one of the illustrious white hallways within ULCA, the place where the internet, one of the most significant innovations of our time, was born, the soothing voice of the narrator breaks through the angelic setting to announce “the corridor here looks repulsive.” It is moments such as this which make the works of Werner Herzog such a delight. 388 more words


Breakfast with Werner Herzog on a Volcano in North Korea

Last year I visited North Korea to run a half marathon on Mount Paekdu, in the remote north of the country. Most people correctly think of North Korea itself as a “remote” destination, so just imagine how far into the middle of nowhere you are in the north of the country, miles from… 1,104 more words