Leonard Cohen, hier muss man eigentlich nicht viel Erklären. Songs wie "Hallelujah", "Suzanne", "So Long Marianne", "Bird on a wire" sind alles absolute Meisterwerke. Es ist allgemein bekannt, dass der junge Cohen erst zur Gitarre griff um seine Tätigkeit aus Autor und Dichter zu finanzieren, der Rest ist Geschichte...
A coveted prize has surfaced in New York drawing Celebrity Chef Cameron Kincaid into an 800-year-old war. In 1208 the clandestine Rex Mundi began the Albigensian crusade in an effort to gain control of the treasure held by the Cathar. For 36 years the Languedoc region south of France was washed in blood. By 1244 the last of the Cathari were eradicated when the Ch'teau de Montségur finally fell. Though the Rex Mundi searched everywhere, the Cathari Treasure remained elusive.
Can artificial intelligence write a novel? In 2174, authors are obsolete. With the exception of a few human "author" titles printed in the small basement and back room libraries, all stories are created by the Artificial Intelligence of the Archive. Most believe the "authors" are only brands to lure people into spending their credits on print. One woman believes that one of them, author Hugh Howey, is real and still alive.
"A Little Lois Lowry with a Dose of Hugh Howey"
Series 3 of the sociable show in which Arthur Smith presents music and comedy from his home in South London. Among the guests finding a performance space amid the debris that is Arthur's life are Katie Melua, Roisin Conaty, Alun Cochrane, Nick Helm, Jenny Eclair, Simon Evans, John Smallshaw, Alex Wilson and his salsa combo, Sean Lock, Annette Fagon, Squeeze, Billy Jenkins, Kevin Eldon, Imran Yusuf and Kate Fox. Series produced by Alison Vernon-Smith.
Much loved broadcaster, comedian and Grumpy Old Man Arthur Smith sets the world to rights in this hilarious recording of his one-man show. From the little annoyances to the slightly larger ones and everything inbetween, this is the perfect comedy audio for anyone who has ever been grumpy - or knows someone who is.
Series 2 of the sociable show in which Arthur Smith invites the audience into his Balham flat for comedy, music and entertainment. Arthur Smith loves to have a full house in his South London home. And his house guests are a talented bunch: there's jamming in the kitchen, laughter in the front room and poetry on the landing. Special guests include John Hegley, Barbara Nice, Andrew Lawrence, Miles Jupp, Tom Wrigglesworth, Doc Brown, Henry Paker, Richard Herring, Phill Jupitus, Josh Widdicombe and Marlon Davies.
Arthur Smith invites an audience into his South London home for comedy, music and entertainment. There's jamming in the kitchen, chuckles in the front room and poetry on the landing. Pippa Evans is a regular contributor as singer-songwriter Loretta Maine, while special guests include Paul Sinha, Milton Jones, Glenn Tilbrook, Benjamin Zephaniah, Stephen K. Amos, Matt Holness, Micky Flanagan, Nat Luurtsema, Stewart Lee and Reginald D. Hunter.
Do you believe in reincarnation? Do you believe that one day the Messiah will return? Either way, listen to this interview and discover some of those who actually believe they are reincarnated souls. David Shaylar once blew the whistle on MI5 and as a result has spent years in prison. Now he claims to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ no less. Pitted against British comedian, Arthur Smith, this makes for an entertaining look into the subject.
Arthur Smith is best known as a comedian, a broadcaster and an opening bat for Grumpy Old Men. But he has also been a West End playwright (his plays include An Evening with Gary Lineker), an English teacher, a failed rock star, a busker, a road sweeper and a bombsite boy in post-war Bermondsey. Smith was one of the 'alternative comedians' who shook up light entertainment in the eighties and remains a legend at the Edinburgh Festival fringe where he has been fêted and arrested.
In a desolate desert, members of an isolated agricultural station discover a stranger, dehydrated, delirious, and near death from exposure. His weak frame is thin, desiccated. His blistered flesh is wooden, and in his madness a faint, raspy chant slips from his near lipless mouth: "So many, not enough. So many, not enough."
The Potter's Daughter really is a special story of a woman's relationships with her father, her past, and the new man in her life. Abby Bellen, the estranged daughter of an aging ceramic artist, feels obligated to return to her home on Willow Lake to put her father's life in order on account of a promise made to her dying mother. Years have passed since Abby fled the home of her youth and a past she would rather forget.
A boy in the Midwestern United States celebrates an anticipated rite of passage with his grandfather.