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The Dazzling Indigenous Cultures Of Mexico, In Photos

"I hope that we can recognize and respect these cultures through my photography," Diego Huerta explained. "They deserve it."<p>Photographer Diego Huerta was living in the city of Santa Catarina in the state of Nuevo León in the country of Mexico when he realized he was living in close proximity to a …

Mexico

Science Says This Is the Most Effective Way to Learn (but You Weren't Taught It in School) | Inc.com

Whether you went to school in Alabama or Alaska, a pricey private institution or the local public elementary, chances are excellent that your day was organized roughly the same. The day was carved into a certain number of short blocks, with different subjects assigned to each slot. <i>Bing</i>, the bell …

Learning

Top 10 novels on rural America

From Marilynne Robinson to William Faulkner, these great stories are told from the margins of US life, but they carry profound resonance<p>I was in my early 20s when I first read Housekeepingby Marilynne Robinson. It was a summer day on my family’s mountain acreage in rural northern Idaho. I wandered …

Literature

The man with no plot: how I watched Lee Child write a Jack Reacher novel

<i>Andy Martin spent much of the past year with author Lee Child as he wrote the 20th novel in his Jack Reacher series. Here he describes Child’s bold</i> …

“De alguna manera, todos estamos atrapados por las drogas”

Don Winslow habla de 'El Cártel', su monumental inmersión en el mundo del narco y del fracaso y la hipocresía de la lucha contra las drogas<p>“No …

Gracias, Eduardo

La prosa de Galeano es un revulsivo que, con su compleja sencillez, niega centros y reivindica periferias; un ¡eh, despierta!, no les des el placer …

Diez canciones dedicadas a Jeff Buckley

<b>Xavier Valiño selecciona una decena de canciones inspiradas en la música de Jeff Buckley, una especie de homenaje póstumo que realizaron desde Dayna</b> …

'Black Mirror' quiere estropearte la Navidad... o no >> Quinta Temporada >> Blogs EL PAÍS

<i>Black Mirror</i> llamó la atención de los espectadores con un capítulo inicial en el que el primer ministro británico era obligado a practicar …

Más Satán y menos Shakespeare >> Quinta Temporada >> Blogs EL PAÍS

En la segunda temporada de <i>House of Cards</i>, la insistencia en el carácter pérfido y avillanado de la pareja se comió por completo las subtramas, como …

Matadlos, matadlos a todos (y traedme unas palomitas) >> Quinta Temporada >> Blogs EL PAÍS

En <i>Banshee</i> todos/as follan con todos/as (los parentescos son un detalle sin importancia), el sheriff es un delincuente sin escrúpulos que de cuando en …

Daredevil, el lado oscuro de Marvel >> Quinta Temporada >> Blogs EL PAÍS

Daredevil, el hombre sin miedo (conocido como Dan Defensor en sus primeros tiempos en España), apareció por primera vez en las viñetas en 1964. Stan …

'Bosch', la serie que sudaba sangre >> Quinta Temporada >> Blogs EL PAÍS

En <i>Bosch</i> (protagonista de magníficas novelas de Michael Connelly) no hay grandes giros de guion, ni emocionantes persecuciones a toda velocidad, ni …

Sicario film-makers faced demands to change female lead role to a man

Nervous producers wanted the central character in the drug-war thriller, played by Emily Blunt, to be rewritten for a man, says director Denis Villeneuve<p>The makers of drug-war thriller Sicario, starring Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin, revealed that they had been under pressure to …

Emily Blunt

Loki is a modern anti-hero

In the light of all this, it may seem strange that I chose to write The Gospel of Loki in the style in which I did. It’s a style as far removed from …

Watch: Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Age of Innocence’ Tells a Story Through Concealment

Watch: Martin Scorsese's 'The Age of Innocence' Tells a Story Through Concealment<p>When Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Age of Innocence’ was released, I was …

Martin Scorsese

Mike Nichols Was a Writer's Director

Few directors have been both as savage and as light as Mike Nichols, whose death, at eighty-three, was announced today. Few, too, have taken mainstream moviemaking quite as seriously as a literary-style art. Over the course of a career that was at once long and precocious—Nichols’s first two …

Literature

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

Innvandring gir knallhard konkurranse om ungdomsjobbene

Dårlige tider i Sverige har ført en flom av svensker til Norge på jobbjakt. Helena Magnusson (19) fra Uppsala er en av de sist ankomne. For fire uker …

Homer In Syria

The war has been going on for longer than anyone wants to remember. The fighting has swayed to and fro; there have been catastrophes on all sides; cities have been trashed; allies have broken away; some have refused to fight; and many precious men have been lost, almost always horribly, with no …

Ancient History

It’s time to embrace Denis Johnson’s beautiful corruption

Critics pine for the perfect short stories of the author’s early years, but his gothic, crime and spy novels rule<p>Critics have never entirely gotten over "Jesus' Son," Denis Johnson's spare yet hallucinatory 1992 short story collection about a series of addicts and drifters (who might or might not …

“Homeland”s antiheroine problem: How mentor-mentee relationships are ruining the show

“Homeland” and “How to Get Away With Murder” both feature queasy mentoring dynamics, but one’s a lot more troubling<p>Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) has spent the last several seasons of "Homeland" blurring the boundaries between her work and her personal life, human evidence of the toll that federal …

Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg: Intimate portraits

France

Who’s afraid of the Marquis de Sade?

The radical 18th Century libertine left a profound mark on our culture. He’s everywhere – but why does he still scare us? Jason Farago explains.<p>“Either kill me or take me like this, for I will not change,” wrote the imprisoned Marquis de Sade to his wife in 1783. It could only be one or the other …

Literature

Todos los Julios Cortázar

A su manera, este Julio es muchos Julios pero sobre todo es dos Julios. Uno es el hombre que escribía cuentos fantásticos como el que se quita …

Nicanor Parra cumple cien y publica libro

<b>Nicanor Parra</b> siempre ha querido ser la voz de la tribu y así lo ha dicho en ocasiones diversas. Acaba de cumplir su primer centenario y, como si de …

20 webs y blogs imprescindibles sobre medio ambiente

1. Ambientum<p>Ambientum ofrece <b>noticias diarias</b> ambientales. Sus responsables publican además Ecotimes, con <b>monográficos mensuales</b> sobre temas como la …

Happy Birthday to Georges Bataille

By Dan Piepenbring September 10, 2014<p>Arts & Culture<p>Photo: Steve Kollis, via Flickr<p>Happy birthday to Georges Bataille, connoisseur of Eros, born on September 10, 1897, a simpler time he took it upon himself to complicate. Actually, to call him an erotic connoisseur grossly understates what so many …

Blogging History: No robot will ever...; Poe archive goes online

<b>One year</b> <br>No robot will ever... Today's XKCD strip, Reassuring, wittily illustrates Kevin Kelly's Seven Stages of Robot Replacement, which start with …

Un Beckett destructor

Podrán algunos aprender de sus cartas porque asistimos a la creación de una poética radical Pensamos: eso sí que en verdad es un escritor joven<p>En …