Myths and heroes
The 27 club
A few members of the 27 club
Songs about fame
A poster on Cat Power and her song I don’t blame you. catpower SONGS ABOUT FAME By 2, choose a song dealing with fame on the following website : http://www.songfacts.com/category-songs_about_dealing_with_fame.php Make a poster : the artist, the album, the song, the lyrics. What does it say about the pressure of fame? Write your names … Continuer la lecture
Robert Johnson, 1st member of the 27 club (1911-1938), is said to have sold his soul to the devil at a crossroads (title of this song) to achieve success and fame. Without Johnson, no rock and roll…
I don’t blame you
I Don’t Blame You, a song by Cat Power, taken from the album You Are Free released in 2003 Last time I saw you, you were on stage Your hair was wild, your eyes were red And you were in a rage You were swinging your guitar around. Cause they wanted to hear that … Continuer la lecture
A photo from Dulce Pinzon’s series on modern-day superheroes. Minerva Valencia works hard to send 400 dollars a week to help her family in Mexico. More information on https://www.wired.com/2010/09/dulce-pinzon/
Oprah Winfrey’s speech when she received an award during the Golden Globes ceremony. Her speech deals with the American dream and is a denunciation of sexual assault and harassment.
The New Colossus
Emma Lazarus wrote the poem The New Colossus in 1883 to help finance the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. The title and the first two lines are a reference to the Greek Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Le Nouveau Colosse Pas comme ce géant d’airain de … Continuer la lecture
Once upon a time
The first episode of a series of 10 about the history of superheroes : Once upon a time the superheroes
History of superheroes
An interesting video on the history of superheroes and on superheroes throughout history!