Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Game of Royalties

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 6:35 PM

For Holocaust Remembrance Day —

Little reportedly died at 79 on Jan. 7.

“Mr. Little submitted the manuscript for ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’
to 12 publishers. He received 12 rejections in response, before selling it for £2,500,
or about $3,400 (the equivalent of about $5,800 today). It was a meager amount,
but his genius was in the details: He sold only the rights to publish it in Britain and
the Commonwealth, and he asked for high royalties.” — Clay Risen, New York Times

Leachman reportedly died at 94 today.

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein And it was you… who left my grandfather’s
book out for me to find.

Frau Blücher Yes.

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein So that I would…

Frau Blücher Yes.

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein Then you and Victor were…

Frau Blücher YES. YES. Say it. He vas my… BOYFRIEND!

In the spirit of Kinbote

The real  Frau Blücher was of course Hannah Arendt,
whose boyfriend was Martin Heidegger.

 Cf.  a Log24 post of April 10, 2017 —

From “Heidegger for Passover

Propriation1 gathers the rift-design2 of the saying
and unfolds it3 in such a way that it becomes
the well-joined structure4 of a manifold showing.”

— p. 415 of Heidegger‘s Basic Writings ,
edited by David Farrell Krell,
HarperCollins paperback, 1993

“Das Ereignis versammelt den Aufriß der Sage
und entfaltet ihn zum Gefüge des vielfältigen Zeigens.” 

— HeideggerWeg zur Sprache

1. “Mirror-Play of the Fourfold

2. “Christ descending into the abyss

3. Barrancas of Cuernavaca

4. Combinatorics, Philosophy, Geometry

The Krell Lab

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 2:10 PM

From a post of Friday, March 30, 2012 —

In memory of actor Warren Stevens


“… Which makes it a gilt-edged priority that one  of us
gets into that Krell lab and takes that brain boost.”

— American adaptation of Shakespeare’s Tempest , 1956

Posts from the date of Stevens’s death are tagged Requiem Day.

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