The Radical Restriction of Perspective?

Christopher Lasch The Minimal Self (1984) Philip Roth once observed, before this kind of observation became a cliché, that the writer's imagination falters in the face of contemporary "actuality," which "is continually outdoing our talents." ... Our culture "tosses up figures almost daily that are the envy of any novelist.". ... In their bafflement and disgust, many writers turn away from the "grander social and political phenomena of our times"...and "take the self as their subject": the "s...
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Bish Bosh is a legendary avant-garde album by Scott Walker

I've never heard anything quite like the album Bish Bosch by Scott Walker.  Scott Walker (January 9, 1943 – March 22, 2019) was a composer, singer-songwriter- and record producer who went from a 1960s teen pop icon to an incredibly artistic avant-garde musician. — Read the rest
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Keeping Your Family Healthy Isn’t Easy, But It Is Important

Things are tough, we’re not going to deny it. You have got your own health to worry about, but on top of that you are also trying to manage the health of your family which is even harder. Trying to manage a group of people who all have conflicting schedules is not the easiest thing in the world, but you’re going to have to figure it out because that is what your family needs. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at how you can do this effectively, so keep reading down below if you wo...
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Charlie Watts remembered by Dave Green

2 June 1941 – 24 August 2021The Rolling Stones drummer’s childhood friend and fellow musician recalls a home-loving connoisseur and collector of ephemeraI first met Charlie Watts in 1946, when I was four and he was five. We moved into new prefabs built after the war in Wembley Park – we were number 22, he was number 23 – and our mums hit it off pretty much straight away. We were very close, Charlie and me, throughout our lives. There was one point after he joined the Stones when we didn’t see ea...
Tags: Music, Culture, Pop and rock, The Rolling Stones, Charlie, Rolling Stones, Dave Green, Wembley Park, Charlie Watts, Charlie Parker Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton Later, Jo Jones Seven

Supermodel Karen Elson on fashion’s toxic truth: ‘I survived harassment, body shaming and bullying – and I’m one of the lucky ones’

She has been at the top of the industry for decades. Now she’s speaking out about the dark reality of life behind the scenes When Karen Elson was a young hopeful trying to make it in Paris, a model scout took her to a nightclub. After long days on the Métro trekking to castings that came to nothing, and evenings alone in a run-down apartment, she was excited to be out having fun. The music was good and the scout, to whom her agent had introduced her, kept the drinks coming. She started to feel t...
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