Frida Kahlo (born in a suburb of Mexico City on 6 July 1907) was a famous painter who married the Cubist painter Diego Rivera in 1929, from whom she divorced in 1939 due to his betrayal with her sister, and then married again in 1940.Frida always followed him wherever he went, despite his repeated infidelities… Read More Frida Kahlo’s Pain
🔴”No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.” (A Vindication of the Rights of Men – 1790) ⭕ “Nessun uomo sceglie il male perché è il male; lo scambia solo per la felicità, per il bene che cerca” Mary Wollstonecraft was born in London on… Read More Mary Wollstonecraft
The title refers to ‘Bohemian’, (Bohemia was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire) which denotes an unconventional person involved in the arts, and ‘Rhapsody’, a fantasy which follows a certain operatic logic, and may be considered as a distortion of Franz Liszt’s “Hungarian Rhapsody”. Its lyrics progress through the central character’s understanding of his condition. Intro… Read More 🎵 Bohemian Rhapsody 🎵 (3) – analysis
At school he is bullied by many of his classmates, led by Julian, and initially ostracized by nearly the entire student body, who spread the rumour that if they touch him, they will catch the “plague“, but he is appreciated by his teachers, especially Mr Brownie, a kind and inspirational person whose approach to literature… Read More “Wonder” – the film (3)
“L’amore non muore mai di morte naturale. Muore perché noi non sappiamo come rifornire la sua sorgente. Muore di cecità e di errori e tradimenti. Muore di malattia e di ferite, muore di stanchezza, per logorio o per opacità.” “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how… Read More Anaïs Nin (21 February 1903 – 1977)
In 1929 Bessie Smith learned of her husband’s affair with another singer, and she decided to end their relationship, although neither of them ever sought a divorce. The other woman was Gertrude Saunders, who remained infamously known for that affair with Jack Gee. Gee had proposed to set up a new show for… Read More Bessie Smith vs. Gertrude Saunders
EACH MAN KILLS THE THING HE LOVES Each man kills the thing he loves Each man kills the thing he loves da da da da da da da Each man kills the thing he loves Each man kills the thing he loves da da da da da da da Some do it with a bitter… Read More Jeanne Moreau (Parigi, 23 gennaio 1928 – Parigi, 31 luglio 2017)
What if … … Judas hadn’t betrayed (or accepted to)?