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May.18.2011
  Wolfgang Voigt Creates Psychotic-Paranoid ‘Kafkatrax’ By DJ Pangburn The founder of Kompakt Records returns with a release built around the voices of a Kafka audiobook. Wolfgang Voigt is a busy man.  He’s released music in the guise of over two dozen names, though most famously and...
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May.17.2011
Kafa as a child   Review:The Meowmorphosis by Franz Kafka and Coleridge Cook Julia "Jules" Sherred Category : Books, Library Tags: Book, Coleridge Cook, Franz Kafka, Julia Sherred, Quirk Books, review, The Meowmorphosis A few weeks ago, I received an advanced review copy of The...
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May.10.2011
Kafka can certainly be found in sundry places. Although this might actually be an adaptation of an adaptation of a Kafka short story - well, who is going to argue. I am reasonably sure that Kafka would not. He himself often made small drawings on his diaries and letters. They were of stick-like...
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May.07.2011
Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor (movie)   ©2007 Koji Yamamura / Yamamura   Animation, Inc. / Shochiku Co., Ltd. Alternative title:Ein Landarzt (German)Kafka Inaka Isha (Japanese)カフカ 田舎医者 (Japanese)Copyright notice:Plot Summary: A hapless country doctor describes with breathless urgency a night...
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May.06.2011
Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) Franz Kafka was born to middle class German-speaking Jewish parents in Prague, Bohemia (now part of the Czech Republic.) K METAMORPHOSIS Closes Aurora Theatre Season Closing Aurora Theatre Company's 19th season is the first professional American...
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May.02.2011
tiny Kafka with neither mouse nor cat  'The Meowmorphosis': A big fuzzy kitten goes Kafkaesque -- TRAILERby Anthony Breznican They’ve joined zombies and Jane Austen, androids and Leo Tolstoy, and now Quirk Books is taking a very soft and cuddly kitten on a journey through the disturbed imagination...
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Apr.29.2011
    Kafka enjoyed the theatre but he was tone deaf and cared nothing for music. To paraphrase a comment by him, when he lived with his sister in a small village a few hours from Prague: 'In the whole countryside I have to get on the same street where someone is practising the piano...
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Mar.25.2011
 I Can Has Kafka? "The Meowmorphosis" Reviewed by Andrew Shaffer   One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that he had been changed into an adorable kitten." In less capable hands, such a prompt would have resulted in a book that simply...
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Mar.15.2011
Kafka's short story,  A Report To an Academy, is one of his many "animal" stories. Here another species takes on the characteristics of homo sapiens sapiens, as opposed to homo sapiens sapiens becoming a 'vermin'.   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   Kafka’s Monkey with Kathryn...
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Mar.10.2011
Remakes. Reboots. Re-imaginings. Prequels. Prequels to remakes. That's what 2011 is going to remembered for—the year of the prequels to remakes. We've got three of them coming out this year ("Death Race 2," "Untitled Thing Prequel," and "Rise of the Apes"). I'd say...