By Rali Chorbadzhiyska The Role of an Individual Voice in Shaping Histories and the Reader’s Perception of them as explored in Jorge Luis Borges’ Short Story ‘The Shape of the Sword’ Jorge Luis Borges’ craft to fit a novel worth of meaning into a short story does not fail to excel in ‘The Shape of … Continue reading The Masterful Layering of Voices in Borges’ ‘The Shape of the Sword’
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska With the summer vibes getting closer and closer, I've decided to compile a list of my favorite comedies! So here it is: Superbad - Being lame has never been cooler ;)4 2. Friday - Once you get yourself acquainted with this 1995 masterpiece (that has a sequel), prepare for Last Friday! 3. Borat - Very nice! Coming … Continue reading Do You Feel Like a Comedy?
Here is a post by a friend and a brilliant Media and Communications student! Enjoy Plamena’s blog and specifically her account of the film ‘Palo Alto’! 🙂
Palo Alto, based on a book of related short stories of the same title, written by James Franco, is Gia Coppola’s stunning film directing debut. As the granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola and niece of Sofia Coppola, a lot was expected from the rather young (27 year-old at the time) emerging film director. Gia was also given the task of writing the screenplay for Palo Alto for which Franco granted her complete artistic freedom when choosing how to approach the adaptation and which short stories she was going to focus on. In an interview for WeGotThisCovered.com, James Franco said that he made this decision because he wanted “the Gia Coppola kind of experience”.
The film focuses on the characters of Teddy (Jack Kilmer, son of Val Kilmer) and Fred (Nat Wolff), two young boys experimenting with drugs, going to parties, and being altogether reckless in their actions, and April…
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By Rali Chorbadzhiyska Heraclitus has said that ‘dreamers are active collaborators in the universe’. Thus, while dreaming one is not merely participating in the natural order of human life but they are shaping life itself! Having Heraclitus’ claim in mind, I wanted to find out to what extent is then keeping a dream diary a … Continue reading Why Keep a Dream Diary??!
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska Are you familiar with Camino de Santiago (an 800 km long spiritual walk in Spain)? My dear friend Alissa Atanassova (a Bulgarian actress and official Free Sofia Tour guide, who also loves dancing and hosting concerts for Sofar Sofia, Bulgaria!) went there in 2014 and later wrote a blog about it to share with the … Continue reading Camino de Santiago with Alissa
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska Remember that time Shia LaBeouf closed himself in a room with a bunch of (random) items and invited people to come in and do whatever they like to him (using these items) as part of an artistic performance/experiment? Shia was alone in the room and combined with the passivity required by the … Continue reading Marina Abramovic and the Fluxus legacy
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska Lil Dicky does not fail to entertain once again! His real name is David Burd and he rose to fame with his witty rap and hilarious videos, including Ex-boyfriend, White Dude and Lemme Freak. To know his life story why not have a go at his collaboration with Snoop Dogg - Professional Rapper. … Continue reading Lil Dicky – Pillow Talking feat. Brain
Check out this brilliant poem we stumbled upon! Visit the original post for more! We hope you enjoy it 🙂 We give the jingles to a bell We turn silence into a yell. We are the elements of a cell We are emulsion, we are the gell. We are the substances that we sell We … Continue reading A poem by Onyeche Vincent Onyekachukwu that we loved!
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska WizKid just released a video for his collaboration with Drake yesterday (the 6th of April)! The video for 'Come Closer' was directed by DAPS, who has previously directed videos for Iggy Azalea and Kendrick Lamar. DAPS's name is Dapo Fagbenle and he was born to Nigerian parents in London. WizKid, whose … Continue reading WizKid ft. Drake – Come Closer
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska Back when I was 16 I read Jack Kerouac's most famous novel and was inspired to write a poem. The Beat Generation seemed 'cool' and I even tried Burroughs' 'Naked Lunch' but I congratulate anyone who managed to finish this book. I couldn't. I look back at my naive attempt and I … Continue reading Inspired by Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’