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The Secret

The Secret

  IT’S A MAN’S WORLD TO THE END OF THE END— I am a woman. Simply. To look at me is a sin — I must be veiled. To hear my voice is a temptation that must be hushed. For me to think is a crime so I must not be schooled. I am to bear it all and die quietly, without complaint. Only then can I be admitted to the court of God where I must repose naked on…

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Persepolis

Persepolis

I am not a reader of graphic novels and know next to nothing about them. But I heard good things about this movie version of one such series (Persepolis and Persepolis2, by Marjane Satrapi) and thought it would be worth a look. More than a pleasant surprise, the film actually knocked me out.   Watch this video on YouTube Persepolis movie trailor It’s the largely autobiographical story of Marjane Satrapi, her time in Iran before and after the revolution of…

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