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Ernest Hemingway helped elevate this up-and-coming magazine into a literary destination.
Hemingway helped elevate this up-and-coming magazine into a literary destination—and how writing for Esquire became one of the greatest gigs he ever had.Ernest Hemingway was many things: an acclaimed writer, a once-in-a-generation talent, a global celebrity, and, according to Esquire founding editor Arnold Gingrich, “one of ...
The database has more than 482,000 entries so you'll never run out of things to discover.
The Musée du Louvre has just made more of its collection available online with the launch of a new database and a new website. Both sites went live late last week to, as the Louvre says, "bring the richness of the Louvre collections ...
Women honoring women.
Much of Philippine history was made by fearless Filipino women whose legacies live on today. From the heroic Gabriela Silang, who was the first female leader in the Philippine revolution, to Dr. Fe del Mundo, who was the first woman to ever ...
The artworks seek to dispel negativity.
The world is besieged by hate and toxicity, even when one of the most challenging pandemics it has ever faced cripples many nations. Because of this, Absolut Vodka tapped Filipino artists to shine a light in the darkness of negativity and The vodka ...
Juan Luna trumps Da Vinci in the Philippines.
The most famous artist in the Philippines is undoubtedly Juan Luna, the painter and activist who paved the way for the artists that came after him. As brilliant as he was controversial, his “accidental” murder, dubbed a crime of passion, of his ...
The books contained racist depictions of people.
Six classic books from the Dr. Seuss collection will no longer be published. Theodor Seuss Geisel, the author of the books, is famous for his whimsical stories and illustrations that have been part of the lives of generations of children worldwide. Geisel ...
Anita Magysaysay-Ho used egg tempera as medium for Tinapa Vendors.
Anita Magsaysay-Ho became the first woman to ever win the grand prize in the prestigious Art Association of the Philippines competition in 1952. According to curator and historian Lisa Guerrero Nakpil, her winning entry, "The Cooks," quickly set off a publicized contest to ...
Get lost inside this hole in the wall book shop.
We all miss going to bookstores. One popular spot to hunt for rare books back in the B.C. days—that's Before Coronavirus—was Roel's Bookshop along Maginhawa Street in Quezon City. The mom-and-pop (and son) shop was a favorite among book lovers for its ...
In these superb books, feminist thinkers interrogate everything from the intersection of racism and misogyny to the pornography industry.
"Women who lead, read," said Laura Bates, the feminist writer and the founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, an online resource inviting women to share the sexist encounters they've experienced. Bates' words speak to a powerful truth about not just feminism, but ...
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