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West Side Story
West Side Story
West Side Story In 1961, West Side Story, a filmed version of the hit Broadway musical that was inspired by William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, was released to viewers, who just could not resist the energy and excitement of the movie. Thirty-eight years later, viewers, like myself, still cannot resist it. I had never seen the film, which was directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, before, but I had always wondered why people loved this multi award-winning movie so much. After viewing the
Woodstock
Woodstock
Woodstock The muddiest four days in history were celebrated in a drug-induced haze in Sullivan County, New York (Tiber 1). Music soared through the air and into the ears of the more than 450,000 hippies that were crowded into Max Yasgur's pasture. What we had here was a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, said Bethel town historian Bert Feldmen. Dickens said it first: 'it was the best of times, it was the worst of times'. It's an amalgam that will never be reproduced again (Tiber 1). It also closed t
Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle Michael W. Johnson English 151 10/12/95 Joe Egan and Gerry Rafferty were a duo known as Stealers Wheel when they recorded a Dylanesque pop hit, Stuck in the Middle With You, in April of 1974. The single reached number five on the charts - little did they know that eighteen years later it would become a cult favorite. In 1992 Quentin Tarantino, a little known writer/director, took the Cannes film festival and the world by surprise with his motion picture Reservoir Dogs. The
Boxing Down for the Count
Boxing Down for the Count
Boxing: Down for the Count The tenth edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines boxing as the art of attack and defense with the fists practiced as a sport. I could be mistaken, but there is a certain emphasis placed on the idea that boxing is practiced as a sport. It is rather ambiguous. Is boxing a sport to begin with? Is boxing something else that is just practiced as a sport? Is it, can it, or should it be practiced as something else rather than as a sport? Maybe I am just
Computers in Education
Computers in Education
Computers in Education The typical school has 1 computer per 20 students, a ratio that computer educators feel is still not high enough to affect classroom learning as much as books and classroom conversation. Some critics see computer education as merely the latest in a series of unsuccessful attempts to revolutionise education through the use of audio- and visually-oriented non print media. For example, motion pictures, broadcast television, filmstrips, audio recorders, and videotapes were all
City Hunter
City Hunter
City Hunter The City Hunter is an action comedy movie starring international superstar Jackie Chan. This movie was made in Hong Kong in the early 90s. In this movie Jackie Chan played Hunter, a private detective with a good sense of humor and deadly kung fu skills. The story started out with a badly acted sketch of Hunter's partner being gunned down by four men with automatic weapons. With his last moment on earth, Hunter's partner made Hunter promise to take care of his little sister Carrie, an
JuvenileViolence
JuvenileViolence
Juvenile+Violence Emanuel Mullins Enwr 106 2/7/00 Juvenile Violence-The latest craze? Two boys at an Arkansas middle school killed four girls and one teacher in what police called a carefully planned ambush on the afternoon of Tuesday March 25, 1998. Nine other girls and one other teacher were also wounded in the attack at the Westside Middle School, located in a quiet rural area just west of Jonesboro, Arkansas. In a similar incident in Littleton, Colorado, two students, cloaked in black trench
The Simpsons
The Simpsons
The Simpsons simpsons The American animation The Simpsons is now in its 10th season as a show in its own right. It was created by Matt Groening as shorts for the Tracy Ullman Show and was bought by the Fox Network, which began screening it as half-hour shows in 1989. Initially its success was restricted to the 9-16 year old age group, and for animation there is nothing remarkable about this. Its success grew quickly and it is now popular in many countries with many different audiences. In the 19
Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive
Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive
Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive Chris Zenone Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive On September 7, 1996, Tupac Amaru Shakur was riding in the passenger side of a black BMW driven by Marion Suge Knight, president of Death Row Records. Tupac and Suge had just finished watching Mike Tyson defeat Bruce Seldon at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tupac was standing up through the sunroof while the car was stopped at a traffic light. The Cadillac containing the gunmen passed an entourage of Tupac’s allies, many o
France
France
France France is a beautiful country. It has lots to do like skiing, swimming, shopping, gambling, drinking, and dining. Here are the topics I will include in my report, government, history, culture, tourist attractions, language, entertainment, transportation, climate, currency, accommodations, and travel tips. Sit back have some wine because you are about to embark on a journey, A Journey to France! Government France is a republic with a president and a premier. The president is Jacques Chirac
Brief Comparison Of Pop Culture 60's Vs 90's
Brief Comparison Of Pop Culture 60's Vs 90's
Brief Comparison Of Pop Culture 60's Vs 90's In comparing the sixties and the nineties, my first thought was how much popular culture has changed since then and how different society is today. The strange thing is, the more I tried to differentiate between them, the more similarities I found. Both the sixties and the nineties were about youth, creativity, free-thinking, and expression. With the nineties coming to a close and the popularity of anything “retro, I decided to compare the fashions, p
Did King Arthur Exist
Did King Arthur Exist
Did King Arthur Exist If the name of King Arthur is mentioned, I suppose what comes to mind is not so much one person as a whole array of characters and themes, a montage so to speak. Of course we do think first of the King, the magnificent monarch of a glorified or idealized medieval realm. But we think also of his Queen, of the fair and wayward Guinevere, we think of his enchanter, Merlin, who presided over his birth, who set him on the throne, who established him there in the early and travel
Gays A Struggle for Acceptance
Gays A Struggle for Acceptance
Gays: A Struggle for Acceptance When the dust settles and the pages of history are written, it will not be the angry defenders of intolerance who have made the difference, that reward will go to those who dared to step outside the safety of their privacy in order to expose and rout the prevailing prejudice. - John Shelby Spong Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Newark, NJ November 21, 1996 During World War II and especially the twenty years after brought great political and social changes to t
Sex in Advertising
Sex in Advertising
Sex in Advertising Brett Denita Baskin Mr. Blair World lit 122 - A December 2, 1996 The use of sex in advertising has become a major selling method in the society we live in today. It began sixty years ago when a beautiful young woman introduced the first windproof lighter and a new wave of advertising emerged - The Pinup Girl. She advertised everything from lighters to laundry soap. She even recruited for the U.S. armed forces (Parade Magazine; pg 6). Sexuality in advertising is now a major are
Internet Access Flat Fee vs Pay-Per-Use
Internet Access Flat Fee vs Pay-Per-Use
Internet Access: Flat Fee vs. Pay-Per-Use Most Internet users are either not charged to access information, or pay a low-cost flat fee. The Information SuperHighway, on the other hand, will likely be based upon a pay-per-use model. On a gross level, one might say that the payment model for the Internet is closer to that of broadcast (or perhaps cable) television while the model for the Information SuperHighway is likely to be more like that of pay-per-view T.V. Pay-per-use environments affect
Charles M Manson
Charles M Manson
Charles M. Manson Allen Azar Mrs. Kardos Term Paper 3/13/95 In this world there are cults everywhere. Whether they're in the US, China, or maybe next-door there is always one common factor, control. Charles Manson was a cult leader in southern California during the sixties. Like all cult leaders Manson had his own small band of followers. His influence was so great that his followers were willing to kill for him at his smallest whim. Charles Manson was very paranoid and was under the influnce th
Summary of New-Making and Charles Shultz's Peanuts
Summary of New-Making and Charles Shultz's Peanuts
Summary of New-Making and Charles Shultz's Peanuts Summary of News-Making: The Pseudo-Event From education and consumption, to personal relations and public affairs the news media in the United States captures our attention by littering it with pseudo-events. As advancements in technology made it possible for journalists to communicate more easily, the media began to blossom into the national scene instead of the usual local news and events. More and more technologies were developed that in turn
Nursing Homes and The Lutheran Home for the Aging
Nursing Homes and The Lutheran Home for the Aging
Nursing Homes and The Lutheran Home for the Aging Recently, I had the pleasure of having a personal tour of the Lutheran Home for the Aging located in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. I chose this area of study because it happened to be convenient in location for me as well as easily accessible to a source of an interviewee that I felt comfortable with and who is also very comfortable with myself. I find it much easier to conduct an interview and get more relevant information from a source that I've alread
Love and Rejection Breaking Up
Love and Rejection Breaking Up
Love and Rejection: Breaking Up Some felt they were a modern day Romeo and Juliet. The reality, however, is that they were a heartbreaking example of what can go wrong with adolescents. Christian Dalvia, 14 and Maryling Flores, 13 were sweethearts who were forbidden by Flores' mother to see each other. In early November, 1995, the young couple met one last time. Standing at the edge of a Florida canal, they joined hands and jumped 15 feet into the cold, murky water to their deaths. Their deaths
Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Broadcasting Abstract This essay intends to discuss the following statement; Digital Broadcasting will have a fundamental effect on viewing patterns, popular culture and audience identity. This will be done firstly by looking at the history of the BBC and the original intention of Public Service Broadcasting. It will discuss how by John Reith’s successful approach to broadcasting, the BBC became a National Institution creating popular culture and a National Identity. It will examine how these fi
Technology and the Future of Work
Technology and the Future of Work
Technology and the Future of Work Every society creates an idealised image of the future - a vision that serves as a beacon to direct the imagination and energy of its people. The Ancient Jewish nation prayed for deliverance to a promised land of milk and honey. Later, Christian clerics held out the promise of eternal salvation in the heavenly kingdom. In the modern age, the idea of a future technological utopia has served as the guiding light of industrial society. For more than a century utopi
The beatles and how they changed music
The beatles and how they changed music
The beatles and how they changed music The beatles and how they changed music: The Beatles are a legendary band that underwent numerous changes over the years. They rose from a little English band to the most famous rock and roll band in the world. During the 1960’s, the Beatles used war and drugs as dominant themes in their music. They brought a whole new view of reality to the American culture. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Music Movie
Citizen Kane
Citizen Kane
Citizen Kane Citizen Kane: Hearst or Welles: “Any man who has the brains to think and the nerve to act for the benefit of the people of the country a radical by those who are content with stagnation and willing to endure disaster.”(48 Williams) -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Music and movies [Paper Title]: [Text]: Citizen Kane: Hearst or Welles “Any man who has the brains to think and the nerve to act for the benefit of the people of the
Effects of media
Effects of media
effects of media effects of media: An image, disturbing to picture, of a child’s mind and inside the child’s mind is a schema of every concept the adolescent has ever taken in. A Nazi swastika symbolizes an evil hatred from history, the child has learned that prejudice is wrong. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Social Issues [Paper Title]: effects of media [Text]: The Effects of Media An image, disturbing to picture, of a child’s mind and i
Electronic Music & Raves
Electronic Music & Raves
Electronic Music Electronic Music Rave: On the phone, with flier in hand, you listen anxiously to the pre-recorded directions on the Mission Control rave hotline. This valuable information can only be accessed on the day of the event, but now that this is out of the way, it’s time to prepare. People of all ages, but mostly between the ages of 17 and 26, madly attack appropriate stores to purchase their necessary “rave gear.” -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Franz Josef Haydn
Franz Josef Haydn
Franz Josef Haydn Franz Josef Haydn: Franz Josef Haydn wrote quite a few concerti for piano, which have never really enjoyed the popularity of such pieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. While some accuse Haydn`s piano concerti of being too 'light' or having 'no meaning', I find those to be inaccurate surface impressions. I have found a great deal of enjoyment from these pieces of Haydn, and one of my favourites of his piano concerti is the seventh. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Julia roberts
Julia roberts
julia roberts julia roberts: Born October 28, 1967, in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty and Walter Roberts. Her parents divorced when she was four and her father died when she was nine. Right after high school, Roberts joined her sister in New York City and began modeling. Her brother Eric was already established as an actor. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: movies and music [Paper Title]: julia roberts [Text]: Julia Roberts 1967 -- Born October 2
The Lost World (Comparison/Contrast)
The Lost World (Comparison/Contrast)
The Lost World The Lost World (Comparison/Contrast): The Lost World as a novel is very different from its film version. The most contrasts are found in the beginning of the story. For instance, the novel starts off with Ian Malcolm giving a detailed lecture on extinction theories at the Santa Fe Research Center. Where as, the film starts with a wealthy British family vacationing on Isla Sorna, an island of Costa Rica. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [
Music of the middle ages
Music of the middle ages
music of the middle ages music of the middle ages: Music has been a great influence in the lives of many people for many years and is constantly changing. Music has been divided into six periods: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Twentieth Century. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Music Movies [Paper Title]: music of the middle ages [Text]: Music has been a great influence in the lives of many people for many years and is const
Rock v. Pop: Music of the 1970's v. Music of the 1990's
Rock v. Pop: Music of the 1970's v. Music of the 1990's
Rock vs pop Rock v. Pop: Music of the 1970's v. Music of the 1990's: Music is an outlet to all aspects of life and has a significant way of forming people and the way they live. Although not always seen directly, culture has an overbearing influence on the music that is produced and made popular. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Music Movies [Paper Title]: Rock v. Pop: Music of the 1970's v. Music of the 1990's [Text]: Music is an outlet to
SEINFELD
SEINFELD
SEINFELD SEINFELD: Television has become a mirror to the cultural aspects of daily life. It influences everyone in some way. The media’s images tell us where to shop, what shampoo to use, and what brand of soda to drink. Sitcoms have become increasingly popular through the 90’s. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: Music and movies [Paper Title]: SEINFELD [Text]: Seinfeld Television has become a mirror to the cultural aspects of daily life. It
Gangs1
Gangs1
Gangs1 Analysis of Gangs Gangs are a violent reality that people have to deal with in today's cities. What has made these groups come about? Why do kids feel that being in a gang is both an acceptable and prestigious way to live? The long range answer to these questions can only be speculated upon, but in the short term the answers are much easier to find. On the surface, gangs are a direct result of human beings' personal wants and peer pressure. To determine how to effectively end gang violen
Serial Killers
Serial Killers
Serial Killers Serial Killers God, I've never done anything. Help me, help me! God, why is this happening? Help me! Robert Violante screamed as the Son of Sam's .44 caliber bullet tore through his temple (Eyes of a Killer, http.//www.serialkiller.com). Serial killers are the most famous of all murderers because of their mass numbers of victims and their odd rituals of killing. What is a serial killer? A serial killer falls into two categories: psychotics and psychopaths. Psychotics are clearly i
Stuck In The Middle
Stuck In The Middle
Stuck In The Middle Stuck in the Middle Michael W. Johnson English 151 10/12/95 Joe Egan and Gerry Rafferty were a duo known as Stealers Wheel when they recorded a Dylanesque pop hit, Stuck in the Middle With You , in April of 1974. The single reached number five on the charts - little did they know that eighteen years later it would become a cult favorite. In 1992 Quentin Tarantino, a little known writer/director, took the Cannes film festival and the world by surprise with his motion picture R
John Ford And Frank Capra A Study Of Their Movies
John Ford And Frank Capra A Study Of Their Movies
John Ford And Frank Capra: A Study Of Their Movies John Ford and Frank Capra: A Study of Their Movies A great man and a great American, Frank Capra is an inspiration to those who believe in the American dream John Ford The megaphone has been to John Ford what the chisel was to Michelangelo.....Ford Cannot be pinned down or analyzed. He is pure Ford--Which means pure great Frank Capra Frank Capra and John Ford have directed many classic movies and it is unfair to only view two of their works and
Jeremy Stacy
Jeremy Stacy
Jeremy Stacy Hum 102-005 Dr. Gerstle March 9th, 2004 Music Sharing: A Question of Ethics It has been around for centuries, possibly one of the most important staple in all cultures. The uses vary between all societies. The importance of this artwork may vary anywhere from its significance, for religious purposes, or for plain out personal enjoyment. In modern times its main purpose is to convey messages of politics, emotions, and ideas (although a lot of mainstream has varied from this signific
Pic
Pic
[pic] This decade is the decade of computers. There are so many advancements and improvements because of them. Computers have made everyday life convenient. Everyone needs to be computer literate to function in the world today. Kids in elementary schools are using computers everyday. All the new opportunity that computers give makes it more convenient for people. Thanks to people such as David Filo, co-founder of Yahoo! We can search the world at our fingertips. People can work from home, order
Stacey Hansen
Stacey Hansen
Stacey Hansen 310565 AMX 315/316 Final Essay A Mirror of Britain? The decline of Britain from 1945 to the present had a great affect on the way the country was portrayed through films and cinema during that time period. Post-war Britain and the political aspects of the country directly affected how and what the film industry produced. Through each period of time up until the present, a certain type of film emerged to accompany the present attitude in Great Britain. Cinema in the UK was disrupte
10 Introduction
10 Introduction
1.0) Introduction Today we are standing on a break of the revolution. All the things we did yesterday will change. Last century was marked by television becouse it can bring to us a pice of the world. Today, we can go there and get that pice by our selfe. The internet made the world smaller and it is going to get even smaller when we started to use internet as much as possible. Internet is a fast growing media and it is just the metter of time when we all will be connected. Internet is a new an
Stampiere
Stampiere
BJ (Brian Joseph) OK this should be showing up now...it\'s fine on my pc 1607-1762 S -Colonies had started as a religious refuge for Puritans, Pilgrims, and Separatists, then later Catholics and other religions -Had no slaves until 1619, and did not start large-scale slave trade until later in the century -Many colonists were indentured servants paying for passage through labor -Life was incredibly difficult, there was rampant disease, and at first few colonists survived, especially in the Chesa
The End of Work
The End of Work
The End of Work by Jeremy Rifkin What I wrote on the Canadian unemployment rate website: “Mark is correct. Unemployment rates are only based on people who are on unemployment insurance. Only about 50% of unemployed workers today are eligible for unemployment insurance in Canada and that rate is decreasing with higher requirements set by the government. To prove that you are looking for work, people are generally required to go to unemployment offices to prove that they had gone to interviews wit
Social Science Questions
Social Science Questions
Social Science Questions Introduction= In a book called The Philosophy Files by Stephen Law (2003) there is a thought experiment named ‘The Brain Swap Case’. This case, set up by Law, involves two completely different men, named Bert and Fred. These men are different in the terms of personality, size and looks. In this case, aliens swap over Bert’s and Fred’s brains so Bert’s brain is in Fred’s body and so on. This essay is based on certain questions about Bert’s life as Fred. 1st Question= Doe
Child Development
Child Development
Wanda M. Smith Child Development Joan Lengyel February 25, 2015 Observation of a Child Care Center Our Lady’s School Preschool Directors name: Yolanda Delgado 650 24th Street San Diego, CA. 92102 3-4yrs of age, two teachers per 10 children in class Housekeeping/Dramatic Play: tables, chairs, dolls dress up clothes, computers, restrooms, learning toys) puzzles, games, blocks, ect.) stoves, sinks, ect. My impression of the room was that it was very well stocked and had many different items for all