Blog Posts - Nineteen Eighty-four



A Personal History in Queer Lit

There are two common excuses I’ve seen for people wanting books removed from school libraries or reading lists. Either the books have content that someone (often erroneously) considers sexually explicit, or the books have LGBT+ themes. The logic be...
by Book Riot on Sep 24, 2015

Top 10 – Films I Caught Up With in 2014

I always like to put together a top 10 list of films I have managed to catch up with and watch during 2014 that I had never seen before. Below you will see that I really was slacking with some of these films! Especially the Before Trilogy which I tot...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Jan 3, 2015

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) Review

1984 was a groundbreaking novel then turned film in the same year of its name. Winston Smith spends his working days rewriting history and rebels against the current society by falling in love. At times it is very difficult to watch, you are uncomfor...
by Lets Go To The Movies on Aug 23, 2014

Confessions of a Book Lover, Part 2

This year for my birthday, I received two books: Liberty by Garrison Keillor and Blockade Billy by Stephen King.  They were both enjoyable reads that I read that same weekend.  I decided that I would make a goal for my … Continue reading U...
by reclaiming ryan on Dec 27, 2011

Confessions of a Book Lover, Part 2

This year for my birthday, I received two books: Liberty by Garrison Keillor and Blockade Billy by Stephen King.  They were both enjoyable reads that I read that same weekend.  I decided that I would make a goal for my … Continue reading U...
by reclaiming ryan on Dec 27, 2011

Tre favoritter: Dystopisk litteratur

Nineteen Eighty-Four af George OrwellNineteen Eighty-Four er vel nok den mest kendte og mest citerede dystopiske roman. Inspireret af egne erfaringer fra 2. verdenskrig, totalitarisme og ikke mindst det stalinistiske Sovjetunionen er Orwells roman et...
by Refleksioner fra første sal on Jul 18, 2011

1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) (1984)

1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) (1984) El futuro, año 1984. Winston Smith (John Hurt) soporta una abyecta existencia bajo la continua vigilancia de las autoridades en la Oceanía totalitaria. No obstante, su vida se convierte en una pesadilla cuando pru...
by Peliculasmas.com on Jun 6, 2011

The Pile of Stuff at the Bottom of the Stairs

The Pile of Stuff at the Bottom of the Stairs - Christina Hopkinson I just finished this book today. It was okay. I'd recommend it but it wasn't a book that I'd put down and want to lift and immediately start reading again. It was super ea...
by Time's What We Don't Have on May 22, 2011

Recent Reading

Lately I’ve been tearing through mounds of books, suggesting maybe I’m craving some English input. I’ve read some fantastic stories that have kept me up at night deep in thought and would like to share them here. Nineteen Eighty-Fou...
by The Road Chose Me on Dec 19, 2009

It is time for a Math Czar!

Image by dalcrose via FlickrJust heard a statistic that I thought was very interesting. On Fox News, they were talking about taxes, and how the Dems like to tax the rich and try to pay for everything that way. Well, next year's budget is close to 4 t...
by My Daily Rant on Aug 4, 2009

Quote du Jour: Shovel-ready Baird

Comment by Nova Scotia Liberal MP Michael Savage in response to the Cons using John Baird as their bullying frontman during Question Period today to fend off opposition party complaints about the EI system:"The only thing that's shovel-ready are the...
by liberal catnip on May 25, 2009

Three Apple Ads of the 20th Century You Just Gotta Watch

I love Apple. Not because I’m a geek or a bouncing-off-the-walls creative but because one look at any Macintosh and you just want to touch it. Their ads, old and new, are equally as powerful as their products. Most of us are familiar with the m.
by Gino Cosme's Blog on Dec 16, 2008


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