Dostoevsky Reimagined – BTS Archive

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Hollywood has had an obsession with, well, Hollywood. While shooting in the Hollywood/L.A area  is an obviously smart business move, you may run into problems where your movies may be seen as something by-Hollywood-for-Hollywood that celebrates the industry. (An...
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   Welcome back to the Dostoyevsky-BTS blog faithful readers and hello to all glorious newcomers! Previously I discussed Dostoyevsky’s influence on British Edwardian writers such as Woolf and Forster. Today I shall endeavor to discuss an American writer by the...
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Welcome back loyal BTS readers and newcomers! Have you ever thought about Dostoyevsky’s parents and who they were? I felt curious about this aspect of Dostoyevsky’s life and decided to investigate. What I found was interesting and definitely enriched...
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The Idiot (1868), by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, is a Russian classic. The protagonist, Prince Myshkin, is the Light Onto Dark of the story – the white knight and model by which everyone should follow. He is often regarded as “perfection”...
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Hello, my name is Ford Harris and I am originally from Oklahoma City. My interest in film started in middle-school when I asked my best friend if he had a video camera. It seemed like a random thought at first,...
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Hello again dear readers and welcome back to the Dostoyevsky-BTS website! As always I issue a sincere and warm welcome to those who visit for the first time. Previously I discussed the extraordinary impact Russian literature, and particularly Dostoyevsky...
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As aquatically conscious rapper Mick Jenkins would say: “water [is] more important than gold.” This could not be a truer fact, especially in today’s age of climate change. Being a lifelong resident of the Los Angeles area, I am...
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Recently I was moderating the Dostoyevsky-BTS Pinterest account, and I came across an interesting message from a user with the Pinterest profile name HadesIsDoomed. The message said, simply, “Not Dostoyevsky!” I had to investigate. It turns out that HadesIsDoomed...