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Faust and The Devil

The Faust legend is a morality tale warning ambitious young men to reject the devil and all earthly temptations of power and desires of the flesh. 260 more words


My Top German Book Recommendations (intermediate level)

Since my foot surgery four weeks ago, it is not an exaggeration to say that I have been pretty much housebound for a month.   Only being allowed to get up for ten minutes an hour has meant that I have had a lot of free time on my hands!  1,011 more words

Gretchen Before and After by Natalie Weaver

In May, I attended the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra’s presentation of Berlioz’ Damnation of Faust.  This work, featuring four soloists, a full choir and orchestra, and a children’s choir, was first performed in Hungary in 1846.  1,021 more words


Dear Faust: An Open Letter Apology to a Killer, 92-Point Cab

Dear Faust,

I hate writing apology letters.  I hate them.

It’s not that I don’t know how to write.  I don’t think this blog would be around for four years now without me having a little bit of skill in that department. 746 more words


Limitless - Man’s Continuing Desire to Be God as Embodied by Faust

We hear it all of the time – “Push past your limits”, “Reach for the stars” and the little more grounded “Be all you can be” (which means be more than you are now). 1,150 more words


If At Faust You Don't Succeed : Scott McCloud - "The Sculptor"

“There’s this new dream where I’m walking from one end of Manhattan to the other, and somehow I know, I just know, that everyone I pass on the street is a would be artist like me. 746 more words

Fantasy/ Sci-Fi


Entrevista: Jon”Metalion”Kristiansen – Traducción: Alejandro H.

En 1995 Jon “Metalion” Kristiansen” paría la edición número 10 o el volumen X. Un numerito emblemático para la historia de su revista. 2,468 more words