Posts Tagged: death

BoJack Horseman on Death (Finale)

It is really, really hard for people to get endings right. It was a running joke in IT Chapter 2 and while the writers think it’s good, the legions of fans will soon come screaming and petitioning for a re-do as it wasn’t well done. Lost, Dexter and more recently Game of Thrones have died… Read more »

Most Romantic Scenes from La Boheme

I went to see La Boheme (Puccini) sung at the Sydney Opera and I was absolutely in awe of the voices and of some of the really cute and cheesy romantic dialogue. The opera follows two couples as they get together and fall apart in the turn of the century Paris. They struggle with poverty,… Read more »

What the Vikings taught us (Part 2)

The Old Norse noun víking meant an overseas expedition, and a vikingr was someone who went on one of these expeditions. In the popular imagination, the Vikings were essentially pirates from the fjords of Denmark and Norway who descended on medieval England like a bloodthirsty frat party; they raped, pillaged, murdered, razed villages and then… Read more »

Donnie Darko’s best quotes

I went to see the 15 year remastered edition of Donnie Darko last night. If you have been living in a cave and have not heard of this movie, it’s about a troubled paranoid schizophrenic teenager named Donnie Darko and his last days in his life as he experiences visions of a giant bunny rabbit named… Read more »

Miss you already * Or the Breast Cancer Awareness Movie

My (now only) girlfriend booked a movie for us to watch yesterday, a girly movie that will show us the power of friendship in face of adversity, how two females will always share things no two men can share and how beautiful it is to have a BFF during your hardest times. I had no… Read more »

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Rain / Plouă – George Bacovia

Da, plouă cum n-am mai văzut… Şi grele tălăngi adormite, Cum sună sub şuri învechite! Cum sună în sufletu-mi mut! Yes, it rains as I have never seen… And heavy cowbells asleep, How they ring in olden sheds! How they ring in my speechless soul! Oh, plânsul tălăngii când plouă! Oh, the bells‘ lamentation in… Read more »

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Deep Story

I’ve recently run across this beautiful story by Andy Weir on GalactaNet http://www.galactanet.com/oneoff/theegg.html so I decided to share it with you. I was truly amazed that so much wisdom could be gathered in just a few paragraphs… I felt kinda sad when it ended. I wanted to know how the life of a Chinese woman in 540AD would have… Read more »