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Celebrate Groucho Marx’s 130th Birthday

October 2 at 4: OOPM PT, the 130th anniversary of the birth of comic book legend Groucho Marx will be marked on Facebook Live by host actor / director Frank Ferrante with phone interviews with a range of family members , friends and experts of Groucho. The two-hour event will be visible on Ferrante’s “An […]

Renowned German art collector dies – ART

Erich Marx, a well-known art collector and patron whose decision in the 1990s to donate most of his valuable collection of contemporary art to the German state transformed the public display of contemporary art in the country, died on Wednesday September 9 at the age of 99. The news was announced by the Prussian Cultural […]

Karl Marx and Marxism: Conservatives mus...

Karl Marx (Public domain / via Wikimedia) In The Devil and Karl Marx, I tried to do just that. Wchicken I read Cameron Hilditch’s review on my new book, The Devil and Karl Marx, I sighed and thought to myself: “This is why our side is losing.” Consider: I wrote a 461-page book documenting the […]

Miss Marx Review – Venice 2020

Susanna Nicchiarelli’s latest film opens with a neo-punk song and the title credits flash in Alexander McQueen-style prints on screen. NS ! Looks like we’re ready for a punk-rock roller coaster ride in the life of Karl Marx’s daughter, Eleanor (Romola Garai); a film as radical as the woman, perhaps. Unfortunately, the opening opposite does […]

“Miss Marx” Review – The Hollywood Repor

There is something that seems to spoil the biopics on Karl Marx and his family. Perhaps it is the irreconcilable need to speak with respect about these early defenders of the working class while at the same time making their life’s work relevant to the public. Few people read today The Communist Manifesto by Marx […]