There was an idea stuck on my head in this week. I went with some of my friends in the theater and we saw a movie. The movie was "Ana Karenina" inspired by the book of Leo Tolstoy. As the movie…Continue
"Great Expectations (skimming a lot), Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, Bovary, Tess, Connecticut Yankee, Treasure Island, Time Machine, Lady of the Lake; parts of Republic, Nichomachaean Ethics, Paradise Lost, Copperfield. So: 9. But if you…"
"Can you expand on what you mean by "post-modernism" movies as well as what you mean by a "big delusion from the cinematography?
Movies aren't here to make the lover of the individual book love it more, they are there to introduce…"
"In drama studies, one of the things they stress to both the actors and the playwrighting students is that the thatre of the imagination is always greater than anything that can be put on stage or screen, and it is essentially true. One can…"
"I remember seeing the first part of the film adaptation of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. The book was beautifully written, sending the reader into a deep, dark jungle, with strange things lurking about just beyond sight;…"
There was an idea stuck on my head in this week. I went with some of my friends in the theater and we saw a movie. The movie was "Ana Karenina" inspired by the book of Leo Tolstoy. As the movie started I started to dislike it. The choice of the actors was awful. I want to speak for the main character Ana interpreted by Keira Knightley. She tried to emphasize the gestures of nobility of that time but she looked ridiculous. She was about to smile in an attractive way and what she does, a…See More
"I agree after High School is a great time to step up and figure out one's style. In this case I would look at Brooks Brothers college catalog to get an idea and direction. That is not to say you need to pay Brooks Brothers prices…"
"I would like to exercise more but as I have saw all of my friends who started to make up a build they all failed and I feel insecure about starting to exercise ... Although muscels have their beauty when they are moderated not exaggerated…"
"How long was that mustache growing? If longer than 3 to 4 weeks I'd suggest shaving as it looks a bit sparse.
As to your clothes what you're wearing in the pictures is just fine although the pants in the last one are something I'd not…"
For those of us honest-to-goodness gentlemen who know better. There are few things more manly than leading your lady to the ballroom floor, wearing your best wingtip dance shoes, and leading her in a good old fashioned jive.
The master and margarita, Pilgrim progress, Harry potter, Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes, The H File, The Castle, Dreams of the moon, The last templar, The lost Symbol, Diabolus, The DA Vinci code, and a lot more ...
Action, Fantasy and Horror Genre
Lisa Gerrard, Vas, Christina Aguilera, Sting, Metallica, Led Zepelin, Scorpions, The Rolling Stones, 3 Doors Down.
We Live For Books.
The mankind is a very strange genre. He is irrational and unpredictable. Man and woman will destroy their lives for one act of sexual desire with someone else outside of a relationship.
― Haruki Murakami
“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
― Albert Einstein
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
― Leo Tolstoy
Comment Wall (1 comment)
You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!
Regarding the lies. 99% of the time they are simply embellishments as you say. Which is fine.
There was one lie, which I get the impression was justified but feel free to put me right if not.
A guy's name came up in conversation…"
The DOJ has released a report of its investigation into the Ferguson police department.One thing that stuck out for me, were the example anecdotes which really brought home that just "not breaking the law/doing something wrong" is no protection.A few non-criminal (in that no criminal charges were filed, despite the arrests and municipal charges) examples via the NYTimes piece:In 2012, a 32-year-old black man was sitting in his car, cooling off after playing basketball in a public park in the…See More
"On the one hand, being tempted is not a sin.
On the other hand, if you're tempted now when you're in the full flush of being in love, you're going to be way more tempted later when the new wears off.
...except that you're not in…"
"Hey East London,
Everyone has their idiosyncrasies. You have them, she has them, I have them. EVERYONE has them. The thing is you have to decide if you can live with those in your partner and love them despite their little ticks. I…"