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The Best of The Stacks: Mencken, Mel Brooks, Allman Brothers, and More

Week after week, The Daily Beast features classic stories from the past that prove great writing is timeless. Here are the ones we found most …

Tolstoy’s Reading List: Essential Books for Each Stage of Life

Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of life. He did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they …

Badu As She Wants to Be

Though it may have flickered softly while this decade’s meretricious pop princesses paraded in their tinsel, Erykah Badu’s style—lushly nostalgic, glamorously weird—never wavered. Badu’s exalted ragtag of big coats, psychedelic dresses, and winged cuffs has always matched the languorous tempo of …

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Leica Recreates 35 of the Most Iconic Photos Through History in Brilliant 100th Anniversary Ad

<i>Editor’s Note: There is one very brief instance of nudity in this ad. Proceed with caution.</i><p>The award-winning ad agency behind the moving Leica ad …

Scientists sneak Bob Dylan lyrics into articles as part of long-running bet

Five Swedish-based scientists have been inserting Bob Dylan lyrics into research articles as part of a long-running bet. After 17 years, the researchers revealed their race to quote Dylan as many times as possible before retirement.<p>The bet began in 1997, following Nature’s publication of a paper by …

Anthony Bourdain Has Become The Future Of Cable News, And He Couldn’t Care Less

The host of CNN’s Parts Unknown (starting again on Sunday) wants to make a great show–and challenge some cultural assumptions.<p>“Ready to eat well?” asks Anthony Bourdain.<p>The chef turned TV star is leading the way toward a pair of narrow seats at the New York outpost of a Michelin-rated Tokyo …

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

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What is dream?

Project info<p>It's a project made on film. They are double exposure, two or more shots, where previsualization and research in the street have a key part.<br>Constantly around the city looking for "connections" between things, people, feelings, as if everything were a dream, I have tried to create new …

Celebrated Writers on the Creative Benefits of Keeping a Diary

<i>“You want to write, you need to keep an honest, unpublishable journal that nobody reads, nobody but you,”</i> Madeleine L’Engle counseled in her advice to aspiring writers. W.H. Auden once described his journal as <i>“a discipline for [his] laziness and lack of observation.”</i><p>Journaling, I believe, is a …

Paris Review - Kurt Vonnegut, The Art of Fiction No. 64

Interviewed by David Hayman, David Michaelis, George Plimpton, Richard Rhodes<p>Issue 69, Spring 1977<p>Kurt Vonnegut, ca. 1972. Photograph by PBS<p>This interview with Kurt Vonnegut was originally a composite of four interviews done with the author over the past decade. The composite has gone through an …

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