Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world.
Article at PrettyandWittyandBright:
The author of this article got in contact me with after reading my movie review of Paris, Texas and suggested that I read their article. I’m glad I did.
The daughter of one of the most infamous actors of his generation, Nastassja Kinski found her own place in the spotlight from the late 70s throughout the 80s thanks to roles in well-received films, that Richard Avedon poster and public attention for her personal life. Then, she just went away. In honor of her birthday, let’s talk about her fascinating career’s highs and lows. ..….… (Read the entire article).
Video presentation at Liberty Works:
I used to be depressed about the Great Barrier Reef, but now I’m depressed about universities.
Peter Ridd speaks on issues relating to Climate Change, his unfair dismissal and control of thought at universities….Watch entire presentation
Poem by Theodora Goss:
Here are the things I want in my tomb:
a cornstraw broom
so my soul can fly to the moon and back,
a small black stone
polished until it shines like a mirror
to ward away nightmares as I sleep
in my cotton shroud,
dried poppies with seeds rattling in their pods
to wake me when it is time.....(Read entire poem)
British sitcom created by Dylan Moran and Graham Linehan at Dead Parrot:
I am a big fan of Dylan Moran’s stand up and his creative material like the TV show Black Books. I once owned the series on DVD and now I see they are available on You Tube. This episode Manny Come Home in particular is one of favourite comedy epsiodes from any comedy series I’ve ever seen. Simon Pegg has never been better than he is in his cameo role here.
Fran comes back from holiday to discover that Manny has resigned and is now working next door at Goliath Books. Left to his own devices, Bernard has let things slip a little, and is living amid a pile of rubbish, rotting food and dead badgers. Understandably Fran wants to get Manny back. .…..…..…. (Watch full episode)
Short story by the Intellectual Shaman:
Neb fed the birds. He looked at the office building. “Just one more week until retirement.” After that, he could spend time with them all day. Their black wings marched back and forth and Neb decided to do the same. He walked inside.
“Management wants to see you.”
Neb didn’t think much of it. Dan was his boss, 10 years younger and a scarecrow of a man.
“Take a seat,” Dan said.
“You called, sir.”
“Neb, we have to let you go.”
“Parachutes. And you don’t have one. This company is in free-fall.”...….(Read entire short story)