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Iranischer Vampir: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Es ist der wohl eindringlichste Vampirfilm seit langem. Regisseurin Ana Lily Amirpour ist ein aufregendes Stück Kino zwischen Horror- und Kunstfilm …

Inspiration fürs Smartphone: Unsere 8 Fashion App Favoriten

Es gibt unzählige Fashion Apps, aber nur die wenigsten sind wirklich sinnvoll. Neben Instagram oder Shopping-Apps wie von Nasty Gal, Net-a-porter …

News

Kafka Tamura - Bones (Official Video)

Quiet on the Set! 5 Silent Films Ready for a Remake

The silent era. It's an oft-overlooked period of film history, at least by a fair majority of moviegoers. Although 2011 Oscar winner "The Artist" …

Horror

The Incredible Pencraft of Jake Weidmann, the World’s Youngest Master Penman | Colossal

<p>When in school, artist and penman Jake Weidmann watched as his classmates typed their notes in laptops. Weidmann instead took the old-fashioned …

The Resurrection of America's Slums

After falling in the 1990s, the number of poor people living in high-poverty areas has been growing fast.<p>Half a century after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a war on poverty, the number of Americans living in slums is rising at an extraordinary pace.<p>The number of people living in high-poverty …

Paris Review - Julian Barnes, The Art of Fiction No. 165

Interviewed by Shusha Guppy<p>Issue 157, Winter 2000<p>Photograph by Ellen Warner<p>Julian Barnes lives with his wife Pat Kavanagh, a literary agent, in an elegant house with a beautiful garden in north London. The long library where the interview was conducted is spacious and quiet. Overlooking the garden, …

Literature

Queen Of The Desert Gertrude Bell, In Her Own Words

<i>"I cannot feel exiled here; it is a second native country."</i><p>Every biography carries dual burdens. One is to represent the life of the subject in the time they lived — how they operated within their own system — as honestly as possible. (That last bit's a real stinger; it's one of the reasons you …

Literature

Hemingway as the Godfather of Long-Form

Ernest Hemingway was one of the great innovators in literary form. His apparent renunciation of stylistic flourishes—the absence of lyrical rhetoric, the spare sketching of context, the paring of narrative voice to short, stark strokes—was the style of no style, an aesthetic obsession so fanatical …

The Sea Women of South Korea

For hundreds of years, women in the South Korean island province of Jeju have made their living harvesting seafood by hand from the ocean floor. Known as <i>haenyeo</i>, or sea women, they use no breathing equipment, although a typical dive might last around two minutes and take them as deep as ten metres …

Rooftop Film Club's Screenings Under the Stars Are Coming to Hollywood Next Month

If your summer goals involve catching up on every classic flick at LA's stellar lineup of outdoor movie screenings, here's yet another spot to add to your to-do list. After satisfying film buffs in London and New York, Rooftop Film Club is bringing its fancy viewing experience to the Montalbán …

The Web We Have to Save

The rich, diverse, free web that I loved — and spent years in an Iranian jail for — is dying.<br>Why is nobody stopping it?<p><b>By Hossein</i> …

Social Media

The Stylist as Muse

Paris-based stylist Camille Bidault Waddington is most frequently behind the scenes, working as a stylist for independent magazines like <i>The Gentlewoman, Purple, another, Reedition, Le Monde,</i> and <i>Holiday.</i> When her good friend and collaborator, the fashion designer Olympia Le-Tan, asked her to take …