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‘Dude’, ‘Grotesque’, And Other Words That Came From High-Culture History

Dude seems to have developed from a pejorative epithet for a man about as far as possible from Jeff Bridges’s character as one could get. Grotesque came from a hole in the ground in Rome. Picturesque originally referred to actual pictures — specifically, a particular style of painting. Silhouette started as Louis XV’s treasury secretary, became a snippy insult, and only then came to refer to framed side-views of a person, cut from black paper. – BBC
Tags: Art, Words, Jeff Bridges, Grotesque, Louis XV, 05.08.19, Rome Picturesque

Tech-Death Tuesday: GROTESQUE Deliver Ruthless Shred Brutality on Feedback Loop

Hey there tech fiends, it's that time of the week again. Before we dive into today's focus on Grotesque, here's... The post Tech-Death Tuesday: GROTESQUE Deliver Ruthless Shred Brutality on Feedback Loop appeared first on Metal Injection.
Tags: Music, Tech-death Tuesday, Grotesque

The Opera of the Grotesque: Don Giovanni by Herbert Fritsch

photo: Monica Rittershaus Don Giovanni was basically a man-slut. But even back in the times when good sexy parties were not taking place at Berghain but in good old Venice (can you imagine), his seductive behavior with noble women and whores alike put him in a lot of trouble. If you want to know more about this fascinating slut historical person I recommend you to have a look at the program of Komische Oper. There the master of the grotesque, acclaimed theater director Herbert Fritsch, gave...
Tags: Fashion, Berlin, Theater, Venice, Mozart, Grotesque, Don Giovanni, Berghain, Costume Design, Victoria Behr, herbert Fritsch, Komische Oper, Volksbühne, Monica Rittershaus Don Giovanni

Marco Rubio Calls Sean Penn's El Chapo Interview ‘Grotesque’

Curious about what Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio thinks about Sean Penn’s controversial Rolling Stone interview with El Chapo? I know I am. During an appearance on ABC’s This Week, Rubio told George Stephanopoulos he found it “grotesque.” And he wasn’t referring to the gross fart that Penn let fly during his meeting with the drug lord. I cannot stop thinking about his “traveler’s flatulence. ”Read more...
Tags: Abc, Marco Rubio, Rolling Stone, George Stephanopoulos, Penn, Sean Penn, Rubio, El Chapo, Grotesque, El Chapo Interview