Do Critics Add Value? Or…

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“What is the value of the arts, and criticism of it? Really, the question becomes: are you adding to the collective richness of the local tapestry, or are you letting it fade away by turning your back on it?”

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Gabriel Garcia Márquez Told Producers ‘One Hundred Years Of Solitude’ Was Unfilmable

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“Márquez told [Harvey] Weinstein that if he, and director Giuseppe Tornatore, wanted the rights to One Hundred Years of Solitude they were the men for the job. But there was one catch: ‘We must film the entire book, but only release one chapter – two minutes long – each year, for 100 years,’ Weinstein said.”

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Searchers Find Thousands Of Copies Of Atari’s ‘ET’ Video Game In A New Mexico Landfill

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“The ‘Atari grave’ was, until that moment, a highly debated tale among gaming enthusiasts and other self-described geeks for 30 years. The story claimed that in its death throes, the video game company sent about a dozen truckloads of cartridges of what many call the worst video game ever to be forever hidden in a concrete-covered landfill in southeastern New Mexico.”

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