Acquaintance With the Tragedies of the Iraqi War
Generation Kill: A First Hand Insight on the Tragedies of the Iraqi War I recently watched the HBO series “Generation Kill,” by David Simon (2008). “Generation Kill” is a seven-part American television miniseries produced for HBO that aired from July 13 to August 24, 2008. It is based on Rolling Stone journalist Evan Wright’s 2004 book of the same name. Wright’s autobiographical work covers the 2003 invasion of Iraq. He comprehensively details his experience as an embedded reporter with the…...
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Radiolab “War of the Worlds” Podcast Review
I decided to listen to and review a podcast distributed by WNYC Studios’ “Radiolab” hosted by Jad Abumrad and co-hosted by Robert Krulwich. They decided to take a closer look into one of the most famous moments in broadcast history which caused mass hysteria among its listeners. The podcast was aired on October 30th, 2018, on the 80th anniversary of Orson Welles’ 1938 realistic dramatization of H.G. Welles’, “War of the Worlds” which took place in New Jersey. The premise…...
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Radio broadcast of War of the Worlds
When listening to radio, one must develop a different set of skills than are used in watching a television program. Those skills begin to develop at a young age and involve listening to vocal cues like intonation, rhythm, pace, and context. In television, film or even live theatre, there is body language as well to watch and observe, but that can also serve as a distraction. The ears can often distinguish lies from truth, for example, simply by listening to…...
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The Gentle Indifference of the World of Peter Stamm Review
Christopher's writing career is idle. It's been fifteen years since his first and only book was published and found enough attention to attract audiences to this day for reading tours. As the relationship with Magdalene, from whom he told in his first, failed after three years, including Christopher's artistic ambitions are silted. The memories of Magdalena accompany the fifties course unabated until his dreams After a reading evening in his hometown happens to Christoph Frappierendes. In the night porter of…...
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