Daily Archives: October 4, 2018

The Graduate – Mike Nichols (1967)

“The Graduate is a 1967 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Mike Nichols and written by Buck Henry and Calder Willingham, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Charles Webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from … Continue reading

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The 20 Best Stax Records Songs

The Dramatics – In The Rain “This year marks the 60th anniversary of legendary Memphis-based record label Stax Records. Compared to the polished, pop-influenced soul music produced by its main rival, Detroit’s Motown Records, Stax delivered distinctly Southern soul music … Continue reading

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New Left Review

“NLR was founded in 1960, from a merger between the Boards of Universities and Left Review and The New Reasoner—two journals that had emerged out of the political repercussions of Suez and Hungary in 1956, reflecting respective rejections of the … Continue reading

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On the Trail of Vietnam War Heritage in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

“30th April 2015 saw the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon, a critical moment in history that ultimately led to the end of the War in Vietnam (or the American War as it is known in Vietnam). Giving any … Continue reading

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