Tag Archives: Nineteen Eighty-Four

The Clocks Were Striking Thirteen

Penguin UK has decided to mark the sixty-third anniversary of George Orwell‘s death by launching “George Orwell Day” and by issuing a series of new paperback editions of his most beloved books. The series has all original covers designed by … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Europe, Freedom of Speech, History, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

It’s 1984 All Over Again

George Orwell’s groundbreaking novel 1984 is about to get a new movie make-over. Rumor has it that Imagine Entertainment, run by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, is developing a new take on Orwell’s iconic, dystopian classic. And, too add the … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Film, Freedom of Speech | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Never Mind the Hype

“Within the next generation I believe that the world’s rulers will discover that infant conditioning and narco-hypnosis are more efficient, as instruments of government, than clubs and prisons, and that the lust for power can be just as completely satisfied … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment