Life Quotes #30

Leo Tolstoy, Tolstoy also spelled Tolstoi, Russian in full Lev Nikolayevich, Graf (count) Tolstoy, (born August 28 [September 9, New Style], 1828, Yasnaya Polyana, Tula province, Russian Empire—died November 7 [November 20], 1910, Astapovo, Ryazan province), Russian author, a master of realistic fiction and one of the world’s greatest novelists. Tolstoy is best known for his two longest works, War and Peace (1865–69)

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U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For-

THE BEST LYRICS I have spoke with the tongue of angels I have held the hand of a devil It was warm in the night I was cold as a stone. But I still haven't found What I'm looking for. But I still haven't found What I'm looking for   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8RYJh6d0l0

Gran Torino (2008) A Grizzled View On Race And Growth

Tightly scripted, a few stereotyped characters and a menacingly grizzly fraught Clint Eastwood character. Here the Gran Torino world exists.  Have we ever seen Eastwood smile on screen in his last few outings? He's pissed off at the world he lives in and in this character study film, we want to know why. Eastwood's Walt … Continue reading Gran Torino (2008) A Grizzled View On Race And Growth

The Two Minute Bio: Akio Morito

Akio Morita was a businessman best known as the co-founder of Sony. With the desire to do something great and something different he established Sony Corporation in the U.S. He is credited for creating several of the Sony products. Morita was born on 26th January 1921 in Nagoya, Japan. As the oldest sibling he was trained to … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Akio Morito

Life Quotes #29

AliceWalker is an American writer whose novels, short stories, and poems are noted for their insightful treatment of African American culture. Her novels, most notably The Color Purple (1982), focus particularly on women. Walker was the eighth child of African American sharecroppers. While growing up she was accidentally blinded in one eye, and her mother gave her a typewriter, … Continue reading Life Quotes #29

How To Connect With Depressed Friends

Want to connect with a depressed friend but not sure how to relate to them? Comedian and storyteller Bill Bernat has a few suggestions. Learn some dos and don'ts for talking to people living with depression -- and handle your next conversation with grace and maybe a bit of humour. https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_bernat_how_to_connect_with_depressed_friends

Magnolia (1999) A Powerful And Messy Orchestration Of Emotion

Sprawling, melodramatic, often pretentious and certainly overlong. Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia is the type of film that would have been a complete train wreck in the hands of a less talented filmmaker. However, guided by an auteur approaching his peak and featuring an outstanding ensemble cast, the film navigates these pitfalls and emerges as of … Continue reading Magnolia (1999) A Powerful And Messy Orchestration Of Emotion

The Two Minute Bio: David Attenborough

David Attenborough was born in London, England, in 1926. After studying the natural sciences at the University of Cambridge, he began his career as a producer at the BBC, where he launched the successful Zoo Quest series. Attenborough was made controller of BBC Two in 1965 and later its director of programming. During his tenure the station … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: David Attenborough