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The Lessons of Henry Kissinger

The Lessons of Henry Kissinger | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

The legendary and controversial statesman criticizes the Obama Doctrine, talks about the main challenges for the next president, and explains how to avoid war with China.

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Can the new Twin Peaks keep up with today’s TV?

Can the new Twin Peaks keep up with today’s TV? | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

It has been credited with influencing television for the past 25 years, but the cult drama will return to a different world

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Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols: ‘Martin Luther King was a Trekker’

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols: ‘Martin Luther King was a Trekker’ | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Her portrayal of Lieutenant Uhura in the sci-fi series was light years ahead of its time. She talks about the first interracial kiss on TV, her work with Nasa, and the civil rights leader who hailed her as a role model to millions

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Star Trek at 50: myths, maidens and flirting on the final frontier

Star Trek at 50: myths, maidens and flirting on the final frontier | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Its sense of optimism could only have come out of the 1960s – so why have Star Trek’s visions of heroism, sexual politics and surrogate family life endured?

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Once a Bucknell Professor, Now the Commander of an Ethiopian Rebel Army

Once a Bucknell Professor, Now the Commander of an Ethiopian Rebel Army | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Why Berhanu Nega traded a tenured position for the chance to lead a revolutionary force against an oppressive regime.

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Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire | Marc Parry

Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire | Marc Parry | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

The Harvard historian Caroline Elkins stirred controversy with her work on the crushing of the Mau Mau uprising. But it laid the ground for a legal case that has transformed our view of Britain’s past

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Mad Men to Seinfeld – TV's most criminally overrated shows

Mad Men to Seinfeld – TV's most criminally overrated shows | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Friends? Six haircuts and no laughs. This Is England? Am-dram. Mad Men? Pretentious soap. Seinfeld? Thinner than bubblegum. Guardian writers debunk TV’s sacred cows

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How technology disrupted the truth

How technology disrupted the truth | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Social media has swallowed the news – threatening the funding of public-interest reporting and ushering in an era when everyone has their own facts. But the consequences go far beyond journalism

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Inside the Mind of Steven Spielberg, Hollywood’s Big, Friendly Giant

Inside the Mind of Steven Spielberg, Hollywood’s Big, Friendly Giant | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Steven Spielberg has made some of the greatest kids' movies ever. Now he's unleashing his inner child with The BFG.

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Peep Shows, Pimps and Prostitutes: A Walk on the Wild Side of New York in the 1970s

Peep Shows, Pimps and Prostitutes: A Walk on the Wild Side of New York in the 1970s | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Leland Bobbé started his career as a photographer in the mid-1970s shooting street scenes around Times Square and the Bowery in New York City. Bobbé was living downtown near the Brooklyn Bridge. He played drums with a band on the CBGBs/Max’s Kansas City scene. Because I didn’t write music, I eventually realized through taking pictures I was able to make more of a personal ...

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Choose life, choose Leith: alternative Edinburgh celebrates Trainspotting 2

Choose life, choose Leith: alternative Edinburgh celebrates Trainspotting 2 | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Irvine Welsh’s book and Danny Boyle’s film defined the Scottish capital’s dark side – now they’re shooting the sequel

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‘That thing gnawing away at all of us’: Calais and the shantytown on its doorstep

‘That thing gnawing away at all of us’: Calais and the shantytown on its doorstep | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

The Long Read: Once a centre of industry as well as a prosperous port, the city is now synonymous with the misery of migrants, and its residents are not enjoying their notoriety

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The retired cops investigating unsolved murders in one of America’s most violent cities

The retired cops investigating unsolved murders in one of America’s most violent cities | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

The Long Read: A former murder capital of the US, Camden, New Jersey has created its first cold case squad. Can solving old killings help restore an embattled community’s trust in law and order?

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An American in a Strange Land

An American in a Strange Land | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

After more than a decade away, a foreign correspondent comes back to take stock of his divided homeland.

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Can a millennial mayor save one of the world’s most violent cities?

Can a millennial mayor save one of the world’s most violent cities? | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Nayib Bukele is trying to wrest control of El Salvador’s capital from the grip of murderous gangs. His weapons? Gentrification, Instagram and YouTube
by Lauren Markham

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Why class won’t go away

Why class won’t go away | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

The vote to leave the EU was said to be a protest by a despairing working class that had been ‘left behind’. But was anyone really listening?

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Britain’s secret wars

Britain’s secret wars | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

For more than 100 years, Britain has been perpetually at war. Some conflicts, such as the Falklands, have become central to our national narrative, but others, including the brutal suppression of rebels in Oman, have been deliberately hidden

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Massive Attack member is 'named as shadowy graffiti artist Banksy'

Massive Attack member is 'named as shadowy graffiti artist Banksy' | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Robert '3D' Del Naja, the founding member of the Bristol band, pictured at Banksy's Dismaland last year, has been accused of being the guerrilla graffiti star because art keeps appearing near their gigs.

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Confessor. Feminist. Adult. What the Hell Happened to Howard Stern?

Confessor. Feminist. Adult. What the Hell Happened to Howard Stern? | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Scattered among the gleefully vulgar mainstays are now intimate exchanges that have made Mr. Stern one of the most deft interviewers in the business.

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The fall and rise of the council estate

The fall and rise of the council estate | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

The long read: For decades, the Aylesbury estate in south London has been seen as a symbol of the failure of British social housing. But now – just as it is being demolished – many people are starting to think again

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Blade Runner

Blade Runner | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

After studying Alien in intimate detail, it’s time to look at the typography and design of Ridley Scott’s other classic sci-fi movie, Blade Runner. Based on Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Blade Runner cements Scott’s reputation for beautiful, gritty, tech noir science fiction. (As with my previous articles, I should note that there are spoilers aplenty throughout the next …

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Can Netflix Survive in the New World It Created?

Can Netflix Survive in the New World It Created? | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

It helped to develop all the new ways we watch TV — on-demand, bingeing, mobile. But the Silicon Valley company still has to keep reinventing itself.

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JJ Abrams: ‘Star Wars fans are passionate and obsessive. And I’m one of them’

JJ Abrams: ‘Star Wars fans are passionate and obsessive. And I’m one of them’ | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

The Force Awakens conquered the globe, and now he’s the most bankable man in Hollywood. The director and producer talks film, fandom and the fear of failure

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How Facebook plans to take over the world

How Facebook plans to take over the world | Fictionalizing Frequencies | Scoop.it

Social network went from digital directory for college kids to communications behemoth – and it’s planning for prosperity with its global takeover

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