Articles tagged julius caesar

‘The Great Commanders’ Struggles With its Limitations

This six-part documentary provides evidence for the "great man" theory.

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‘Cleopatra’: A Legendary Story Told in Swift, Engaging Prose

Sharp aphorisms, well-chosen quotations, juicy and surprising language -- storytelling rarely gets better than this.

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The Seven-Layered Arsenic Cake of Madame LaFarge and Other Crime Classics

Crime Classics, a 1953 CBS ‘true crime’ radio series, seems to be something of a slap in the face to audiences’ sense of identification and notions of self-importance, presenting a vision of a callous and petty world where the individual matters little, and their thoughts and feelings matter less.

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Orson Welles: A Man of a Certain Ego

“The chief proof of a man’s real greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness. It argues... a power of comparison and of appreciation which is in itself proof of nobility.”

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

// Channel Surfing

"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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