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A man who has been condemned to death writes down his cogitations, feelings and fears while he is waiting for his execution. He does not betray his name to the reader or what he has done. He describes his life in prison, everything from what his cell looks like to the personality of the prison priest. (Introduction by Wikipedia)Part of Section 2 read by Nadine Eckert-BouletThis project was proof listened by lh, Barry Eads, and Chieko.
 
One of the great literary tragedies of all time, The Hunchback of Notre Dame features some of the most well-known characters in all of fiction - Quasimodo, the hideously deformed bellringer of Notre-Dame de Paris, his master the evil priest Claude Frollo, and Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy condemned for a crime she did not commit. (Summary by Mark Nelson)
 
If Queen Mary I of England wants something, you'd better not try and stop her, or else you might soon find yourself without a head! When this hot-headed young Royal's new favourite courtier, an Italian gentleman named Fabiano Fabiani who has already made himself very unpopular with the court, is caught sneaking around with another girl - a commoner no less! - the Queen begins to plan her revenge in the only way suitable for a Queen. (Summary by Charlotte Duckett) Narrator: balaMary I of Engl ...
 
The third book of a three volume anthology of international short stories, we now turn to French stories. Authors include Honoré de Balzac, Voltaire, Guy de Maupassant, Victor Hugo and more. Compiled and translated by Francis J. Reynolds. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
Victor Hugo's Les Misérables is a novel which tells the story of ex-convict Jean Valjean, his struggles and eventual redemption. It's hailed by many critics as not just Victor Hugo's finest work but also one of the best French novels of all time. Like most epic novels written in the 19th century, the storyline of Les Misérables spans through several decades beginning in the early 1800s and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion in Paris. The events related to the lives of the central charact ...
 
The Podcast about Victor Hugo's Les Misérables. In each episode, I will comment on a section of the book, to make it a bit less daunting, and hopefully help you enjoy it a bit more. I am a professor, but this podcast is created with a non-academic, non-expert, non-French-speaking audience in mind--that is, anyone who'd like to dive into this classic!
 
Elbert Hubbard visits the homes of authors, politicians, poets, philosophers and other prestigious people. If they are still living he speaks with them about their work. If they are dead he reflects on how their surroundings may have influenced them. These short essays are part biography, part interview and part pontification of Hubbard's opinion of the subject and their oeuvre. In this volume he reflects on his own life, as well as on those of George Eliot, Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, Will ...
 
Ayn Rand Institute Live features a wide range of fascinating topics recorded at live events—all from the unique perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. ARI experts and guest speakers bring new insights to complex topical issues, such as freedom of speech and the Middle East, or delve into important subjects in philosophy, ethics, psychology, culture, the arts, and more.
 
"Famous Affinities of History" is a book of passion-filled accounts of the most famous love affairs of history. The stories of Cleopatra, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Jonathan Swift, Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Byron, George Sand and other famous people of all times (even those of royal blood are not spared), are dealt with in Lyndon Orr's own interesting and suspenseful style. Written in four volumes, this book makes for an informative, interesting and thoroughly enj ...
 
"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." - Victor Hugo Music influences culture, inspires companionship, and creates tension. To love music is to eternally welcome it into your heart like a significant other. Often compelling, occasionally frustrating, yet forever entwined with your heart. The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast has launched to provide a roundtable-type platform to discuss the way rock and roll and popular music has moved people for t ...
 
listening sessions for the third ear ~ cut-up collage edits & free-format mixtape compilations eclectic selective assemblage ~ ranging from difficult to easy listeningvarious genres ~ various artists instrumentals . songs . spoken_word oddly modified - modly oddifiedmerging into medleys of metapsyphonicaCustomer Review: "Constantly Unfolding" "AgentA mixes together a wide assortment of music, clips of commercials and television audio into a smooth moving assemblage that both challenges and g ...
 
The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie and Joseph B. Esenwein is a manual for people who have to speak in public, and it is still in use today. Whether the occasion in question is sharing travel experiences with friends, a toast for newly-weds, or a public debate, the tips and tricks collected in this book will come handy anywhere. The book describes how to make effective use of one's voice and gestures, how to gain and convey confidence in front of a large audience, and which methods t ...
 
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Hey Hey Come Get More Techie With Me PiNkY Pereira !!!! WE BRING U THE MOST DIRTIEST TECH TRIBAL !!! Cory Pereira, more famously known as Pinky, has been dj-ing house music for over nine years, ever since he was 15 years old. He was born in Portugal and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He started dj-ing house music in 2006 and ever since, has been going hard and strong. Before working together on tech house with Hugo, he had been a dirty dutch DJ, focusing on extreme dutch from Amsterdam which ...
 
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This week on the Grappling Rewind Maine and Emil recap Third Coast Kumite 6 that features a thrilling finals match between Victor Hugo and Roberto Jimenez. We also recap Fight to Win 151 headlined by Kennedy Maciel vs Queixinho, and Tex Johnson vs Rafael Lovato Jr. We then preview F2W 152. In the news section of the show Maine and Emil discuss SUG …
 
This session—part lecture, part class discussion—explores the fact that, and the ways in which, the guidance offered by the Objectivist ethics flows from the recognition of certain universal facts about human nature and the nature of the world in which man lives. The purpose of the session is to highlight the connection between facts and values fro…
 
This week on the show Maine and Emil recap Fight to Win 152, We preview Polaris Squads, Third Coast Grappling Kumite 7 The Women, F2W 153, and Sapatero Krikorian Vs Fischer. In the news section of the show we talk about how ADCC US trials have been postponed and how this is due to via and travel issues. We talk about the Asian ADCC Trials being pos…
 
Cw: discussion of slavery, mass incarceration, discussion of Hugo’s anti-Blackness, discussion of racism, mention of war, Welcome to season 2! Stevie deliberately antagonises kpop stans, Hugo continues to piss us off so Nemo continues to mangle French in retaliation. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap. The audio direction and i…
 
The goal of this talk is to help you fall in love – or more in love – both with poetry and with love itself. With a symphonic integration of all the resources of language, great love poets take the most elusive nuances, thrills, mysteries, and motifs of love and throw them into sharp relief. During this talk, you will see these facets illumined by …
 
The goal of this talk is to help you fall in love – or more in love – both with poetry and with love itself. With a symphonic integration of all the resources of language, great love poets take the most elusive nuances, thrills, mysteries, and motifs of love and throw them into sharp relief. During this talk, you will see these facets illumined by …
 
This week on the show Maine and Emil break down BJJ Bet inaugural event headlined by Cyborg Vs Kaynan Duarte that ended in historic fashion. We also preview the Third Coast Grappling Kumite VI and Fight to Win 151. In the news section we talk about some ADCC 2021 news including some information from tournament organizer Mo Jassim. We also talk abou…
 
TOOK A LONG LUNCH, GOOD TO BE BACK, also I hope you had a nice Labor Day man. I lucked into the opportunity of learning the card game Spades from 3 different expert level players over the break. This was some of the most fun learning I've done, also there's a story about the hardest laugh I've had in a minute in this one.…
 
Mr. Christensen, co-founder of Denmark’s Saxo Bank and founder of the private equity firm Seier Capital, has had a long, successful career as an innovator in banking and finance. In this talk, he discusses his business career and the role that Objectivism has played in his personal and professional development.This talk was recorded at Objectivist …
 
Cw: alcohol drinking, discussion of death, mentioned ableism, reference to slavery, description of injection/needles, discussion of racism, So you don’t want to catch up with every episode we’ve done in the last 3 years? Don’t know anything about Les Mis? No problem! Join us while we explain the story so far to our Audio Director Jade, who can’t ev…
 
This week on the show Maine and Emil Recap Craig Jones vs Mason Fowler 3 on SUG 17, Subversiv 3, and the Sapateiro Invitational, We also preview BJJ Bet Headlined by Cyborg Vs Kaynan Duarte. In the news section of the show we talk about some great matchups announced for the upcoming WNO card, Gordon Ryan vs Mateus Diniz, Craig Jones vs Roberto Jime…
 
Traditional Chinese philosophy continues to influence the thinking and values of Chinese Communist Party leadership, and informs a system of Chinese strategic thought that differs significantly from that of the West. This talk introduces the fundamentals of Chinese philosophy, their relationship to Chinese strategic culture, and their influence on …
 
This week on the show Maine and Zak Recap the great action at Fight to Win 150 headlined by Romulo Barral vs Tanner Rice, and preview SUG 17 Craig Jones Vs Mason Fowler 3. In the news section of the show we talk about the IBJJF moving the 2020 Pans to Florida in October, and how there will most likely be no worlds this year. In the recap section we…
 
Art is a universal need of man qua man, yet most people's awareness of art is limited to the Western tradition. This horizon-expanding lecture offers an introduction to the culture of medieval Persia. Dr. Wood analyzes, in Objectivist terms, the ways in which the poets, painters and architects of that era distilled their sense of life into concrete…
 
This week Maine and Emil recap Fight to Win 149 and UFC 252 Stipe Miocic vs DC and preview F2W 150. In the news section we talk about the recent Third Coast Grappling Kumite 6 card announcement, we talk about BJJ Bet event, and about a recently announced AJP event in Russia. We talk a bit about Jim Miller in the UFC and then get into the recap sect…
 
Cw: discussions of war, death mention Bet you thought you saw the last of Waterloo! Surprise! More history!! Napoleon gets f*ed by Waterloo and Hugo but hey, he’s got 2 hands. Stevie throws down at Horrible Histories, Nemo reads a book. [We talk a lot about a picture in this episode. Image description: A large, lavish room decorated entirely in red…
 
This week on the show Maine and Emil recap Third Coast Grappling Kumite V and preview Fight to Win 149 In the news section of the show we talk about the crazy lineup for BJJ Bet including a matchup between Cyborg and Kaynan Duarte, also featured on the card is Felipe Pena, Erberth Santos, Nicholas Meregali, and other huge names at the top of the sp…
 
Erik Torenberg interviews Jason Crawford and Yaron Brook. They discuss:- What can destroy — or save — Silicon Valley.- What Rand would say about Silicon Valley if she could see it today.- How to reconcile egalitarianism and meritocracy.- How to make her ideas more mainstream.- Objectivism, libertarianism, and individualism.- Progress as a human ach…
 
This week on the Grappling Rewind Maine and Emil recap Who’s Number One Garry Tonon Vs Dante Leon, and preview Third Coast Grappling Kumite V, plus F2W 149. In the news section of the show we talk about Buchechea Vs Werdum that has been announced as the main event on BJJ Bets event. Then we move right into the recap of WNO. On our recap of WNO Garr…
 
Victor Hugo made this story up after he saw an ugly guy working on the restoration of a cathedral. That is actually cited as being his inspiration for the character. He wrote a 940 page book because of how ugly he thought a construction worker was. The book was written over 3 years and published in 1831. This means there is a chance the constructio…
 
Cw: discussion about death in war, discussion of xenophobia, Just when you thought Waterloo was over, we get some post-game commentary! Basically France won. Finally, FINALLY we get a glimpse of some semblance of plot. But don’t read into it too much. This podcast was produced by Nemo Martin and Julian Yap. The audio direction and intro composing w…
 
This week on the show Maine Emil and Zak recap how 50/50 matches were a force to be reckoned with this weekend with recaps of BJJ Stars 3, Fight to Win 148, and a preview of Who's Number One Gordon Ryan Vs Ronaldo Junior. In the news section we talk about Marcus Almeida "Buchecha" has signed with Ali and announced his transition to MMA, we discuss …
 
Is one of your goals as a parent or teacher to nurture a passion for reading in your children? Do you wonder about the role of reading instruction or screen time on the decline of reading in our culture? This presentation offers inspiration and practical advice for: - Building intrinsic motivation in children - Developing critical skills through a …
 
This week on the show Maine and Emil recap the Spyder Korea Road to Black Belt, Fight to Win 147, and preview F2W 148, and BJJ Stars 3. In the news section of the show we discussed this weekends submission filled UFC card that saw multiple Leglock submissions and a title fight end by a brutal RNC. We also talk about Gordon Ryan’s upcoming match up,…
 
Cw: discussion of war, mentions of death, referenced animal death More Napoleonic fanfic, more Iliad fanfic, more fighting, and wet….. wet…. roads. We do most of our fact checking via Hetalia. Hugo is thirsty for some ruffled men in ripped shirts. As the great poet Victor Hugo once said: MERDE. We get financially dommed. This podcast was produced b…
 
Hugo was a giant. He created brilliantly Romantic novels, poetry and plays, and he did so with dedicated purpose: "Everything in a work of art is an act of will." Learn about the life, works and impact of the man Ayn Rand considered "the greatest novelist in world literature." His writing, he said, "knocks on the door and says, Open up, I have come…
 
John Cage is arguably the most important composer of the 20th century, even though he's perhaps famous, or infamous depending on your point of view, for writing a piece of music that is 4'33" of silence.Famous because it made his reputation - after all composers write music not silence – and infamous because not unsurprisingly, it's outraged, perpl…
 
This week on the Grappling Rewind Podcast Maine and Emil recap Third Coast Grappling Kumite 4, F2W 146, the Polaris 13 GP, and Submission Underground 16. We also preview Spyder Korea the Road to Black Belt, Fight to Win 147, and the Sapaterio Invitational 155 Qualifier. In the news section we talk about the UFC 251, and the end of the Rebook deal, …
 
Do you select actions because they help you achieve values ("motivation by love") or avoid failures ("motivation by fear")? The same action can lead to happiness or suffereing depending on your reason for taking it. You will learn:- The full meaning of "motivation by love" and its antithesis "motivation by fear- The need to act from "motivation by …
 
This week on the Grappling Rewind Podcast Maine and Emil recap GrappleFest 9, we preview Fight to Win 146 the return of Caio Terra, we preview the over 180 pound Third Coast Grappling Kumite 4 Bracket, the Polaris 13 GP, and Submission Underground 16 Craig Jones Vs Mason Fowler main event. In the news section of the show we talk about some upcoming…
 
Objectivism is a "philosophy for living on earth" as Ayn Rand wrote. In this discussion, Ms. Agarwal and Mr. Tsfany relate how they understand the process of implementing Rand's philosophy in one's life and career. The conversation covers aspects of discovering, defining and pursuing a life of purpose and, consequently, happiness and fulfillment. T…
 
Cw: discussion of war, mentions of death, discussion of protest, referenced animal death Listen as someone who’s not studied history tries to explain the study of History! Victor (noted ouiaboo) uses stylism for credibility, Friendship is Ended With Destiny, the jokes and japes of war, and Hugo calls Napoleon a short bitch. This podcast was produce…
 
This week on the Grappling Rewind Maine and Emil talk about Third Coast Grappling Kumite 3, Fight to Win 145, and Preview GrappleFest 9. In the news section of the show we talk about the location for ADCC 2021 being announced officially as Las Vegas and the dates for that event. We talk about the Miyao brother leaving Unity. We touch on some matchu…
 
Almost Rug Doctor Kevorkian'd myself on Friday -> Honda Fit Panic Attack Saved by the Morristown Mall -> The Mothman Prophecies -> Genuine attempt to explain basic structural engineering w/ Goro -> Alley opp pass from Indiana Jones for simple suspension bridge mechanics -> Why in reality the Walt Whitman Bridge could probably eat a dropkick from th…
 
Most fun thing I've recorded in awhile. This is the middle piece of this week's Patreon Episode. I wanted an excuse to switch back to a Monday/Wednesday split and this is a nice work around. When I listened back it sounded a lot like the Ponzi Episode and I hope you get a laugh out of it. New public episode this Monday and moving forward this'll be…
 
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