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Cartoonist Joe Sacco: “Drawing helps you look at very difficult things”

Cartoonist Joe Sacco: “Drawing helps you look at very difficult things” | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
"The Great War" artist talks about the possibilities of drawings, and how he feels about the term "comic book"
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Book About Amazon Is Reviewed on Amazon, by Founder’s Wife

Book About Amazon Is Reviewed on Amazon, by Founder’s Wife | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
In her lengthy review, MacKenzie Bezos took issue with “The Everything Store,” about Amazon and Jeff Bezos.
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Nunca mais vou ler uma resenha de livro no Washington Post da mesma maneira... 


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In a scathing 922-word review posted on Monday, Ms. Bezos described the book, written by Brad Stone, as “a lopsided and misleading portrait of the people and culture at Amazon.”

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Why New York—and Even New York’s Mayor—Should Love Banksy

Why New York—and Even New York’s Mayor—Should Love Banksy | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
I was all set to write something snarky about the media frenzy around Banksy’s current month-long, self-declared “residency” in New York, for which the famed British street artist has been seeding daily guerrilla art interventions across the Big...
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Michael Bloomberg, prefeito de NY, sobre a presença do Banksy na cidade: "But look, graffiti does ruin people’s property and it’s a sign of decay and loss of control. Art is art. And nobody’s a bigger supporter of the arts than I am." 

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Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean: how we made The Sandman

Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean: how we made The Sandman | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
Writer Neil Gaiman and artist Dave McKean recall the reinvention of a DC character who went on to outsell Batman and Superman and reinvigorate the comics industry
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Texto do Gaiman e do McKean sobre como criaram o Sandman. Gaiman diz: "I started thinking: What does it mean to be a king?"

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Entrevista digital con Abdellatif Kechiche en EL PAÍS

Entrevista digital con Abdellatif Kechiche en EL PAÍS | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
Entrevista digital con Abdellatif Kechiche | Ganador de la Palma de Oro
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Entrevista digital com o Kechiche, nesta terça, 22/10, no El País. 

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Suécia cria sistema de classificação feminista de filmes

Suécia cria sistema de classificação feminista de filmes | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
Para conseguir conceito ‘A’, filme deve ter personagens femininos que conversem entre si
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In Nazi Germany, women were killers too

In Nazi Germany, women were killers too | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
The author of "Hitler's Furies" on women's participation in the Holocaust, a subject all but ignored by historians
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Jonathan Franzen: what's wrong with the modern world

Jonathan Franzen: what's wrong with the modern world | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
While we are busy tweeting, texting and spending, the world is drifting towards disaster, believes Jonathan Franzen, whose despair at our insatiable technoconsumerism echoes the apocalyptic essays of the satirist Karl Kraus – 'the Great Hater'...
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No Guardian, um dos ensaios de Jonathan Franzen a partir da obra Karl Kraus. 

Diz Franzen:  "We're told that, to remain competitive economically, we need to forget about the humanities and teach our children "passion" for digital technology and prepare them to spend their entire lives incessantly re-educating themselves to keep up with it." 

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Why I've 'Gone Back' to Print Books

Why I've 'Gone Back' to Print Books | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
So, I eat crow on this one. I've been trumpeting the digital revolution for readers for years. But I miss my tattered pages, my rumpled book covers, my heavy backpack, my cherished, cherished book covers.
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Blogueira do Huffington Post diz que está voltando a usar livros físicos. Uma de suas razões é:  "I miss knowing with my fingers".

 

Filha, tenho mil sugestões de descobertas que você pode fazer com os dedos. 

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“Roth Unbound”: The author as literary hero, despite a checkered past

“Roth Unbound”: The author as literary hero, despite a checkered past | Cultura e Jornais | Scoop.it
Claudia Roth Pierpont glosses over Roth's treatment of his wives, but delivers a terrific celebration of his work
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“You’re dead and I didn’t have to do it.”

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