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Mel Brooks

On February 3, 2012 By

One of the few to have won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony, and a Grammy, Mel Brooks is an American writer, comedian, actor and producer. The American Film Institute has listed three Brooks films, ‘Blazing Saddles’, ‘The Producers’, and ‘Young Frankenstein’, among the funniest of all American films. He recently updated […]

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Diane Arbus

On February 3, 2012 By

Bonne and I have had my brother Greg’s Diane Arbus book of photographic portraits, An Aperture Monograph, in our possession for many years now. We really ought to give it back to him. Greg wrote his name and the date he acquired the book, May 20th 1974, in the inside cover. […]

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Woody Allen

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A three-time Academy Award-winning American film writer and director, actor, jazz musician, fiction writer and essayist, comedian, and playwright, Woody Allen is the quintessential auteur, serving as director, screenwriter and star of most of his films.  His large body of work, which mixes humor, wit, and cerebral satire, has made him […]

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Scott Adams

On February 2, 2012 By

Scott Adams, the cartoonist whose social commentary largely focuses on the world of corporate management, is best known as the creator of the comic strip “Dilbert.” Adams is no stranger to the business world. He earned a four-year degree in economics from Hartwick College and an MBA business management degree from the […]

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Salvador Dali

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A prolific and controversial Spanish artist, Salvador Dali’s name is synonymous with the Surrealist art movement. His cutting edge, avant-garde style, which included prints, drawings, sculpture, book illustration, and theater set designs, puzzled and intrigued the art world. Along with fellow Spaniards Pablo Picasso and Miro, he is considered one of […]

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Franz Kafka

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Considered to be one of the most important and influential writers in Western literature, Franz Kafka was born to a middle-class Jewish family in Prague, which at that time was a part of Austria-Hungary. The absurdity and hopelessness that permeate his work are considered emblematic of existentialism. The term “Kafkaesque” is widely used to describe […]

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