L su Kerouac era stato travolgente. Si era subito seduto alla macchina da scrivere, e aveva picchiato sui tasti senza sosta per tre settimane, trasformando quella lettera delirante in un romanzo. Quando finalmente aveva alzato la testa, sulla carta c On The Road, l seminale della Beat Generation.
The Sun (2006)We are the ones who end up empty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Ours was the only house totally destroyed and it was the only one which was empty. The Sun (2008)We slept there for four days in an empty school. It’s actually not all that difficult to deal with. Smithsonian Mag (2017)These scores are very difficult to get right. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It takes a massive toll on you doing hard and difficult storylines.
The Times Literary Supplement (2011)People come here and are blown away by the beauty of a place that’s still somewhat uncharted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nonetheless, an education system that had happiness as one of its key performance indicators would be somewhat different. Paul Martin MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)Better, but still somewhat intangible.
Se può anche essere comprensibile l’idea che c’è dietro un progetto cinematografico ambizioso come quello realizzato dai Wachowski e Tykwer, allo stesso tempo va testimoniato che la loro capacità di gestirlo si è rivelata deficitaria. Cloud Atlas è confuso, troppo frammentato, e in molti casi eccessivamente presuntuoso. Bisogna andare al di là della sovraccarica estestica pop, dell’esagerato auto sarcasmo (necessario per poter rivestire di umiltà le opposte vette filosofeggianti), del manierismo neoclassico usato per caratterizzare le diverse interpretazioni degli stessi attori..
Times, Sunday Times (2009)The former government owned monopoly has been fending off the separation of its phone and internet arms for years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If it does, more small companies are likely to take on the regional monopolies enjoyed by the big companies. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Europe’s gas and power monopolies.
The rise of the class succeeding industrial workers is not an opportunity for industrial workers. It is a challenge. The newly emerging dominant group is “knowledge workers.” The very term was unknown forty years ago. As she expressed, I truly believe that our connection to the natural world is directly related to our positive evolution. We’re a crafty species and would survive killing off our planet, but what would we become. We destroy ourselves by destroying our world.