Randex

Wednesday 02 July 2014
Mixed
Jason Leahey, PopMatters

The American ideal might include Dirty Harry and Howard Roark, but now we read those cultural figures and examine the effects they have on those around them.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 02 Jul 2014
Monday 30 June 2014

…the success of Uber increased his desirability to women: “Yeah, we call that the Boob-er.” For a time, Kalanick’s Twitter avatar was the cover of Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead—which he has repeatedly said was not the sort of bold political statement some have made it out to be. (In other interviews,…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
Positive
Olivia Nuzzi, Daily Beast

For a time, Kalanick’s Twitter avatar was the cover of Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead—which he has repeatedly said was not the sort of bold political statement some have made it out to be. (In other interviews, he has indicated Rand has influenced his thinking.) But it is difficult to not see some parallels between Uber’s business model and libertarianism.

Given that, it’s not surprising that Uber is gaining friends on the right side of the political aisle. For example, Grover Norquist, the anti-tax activist, on Thursday Tweeted “Today, there are two political parties/movements in America. One is UBER, the other is with taxi commission. Choose.”

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
Saturday 28 June 2014

…Tom Skerrit), un cliente riquísimo. «Lo tiene todo. ¿Por qué se siente tan acorralado?». «Porque hay más gente que quiere que gente que tiene. Lea a Ayn Rand». «Oh, Dios mío. ¿Ha leído sus libros? Son horribles». «Bueno, no pretenden ser “Moby Dick”. Son para hacerte pensar». «Un tipo bombardea un…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jun 2014
Friday 27 June 2014

…Night Cream. The amazing Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask works instantly. •I read every day. I’m a bit obsessed with the novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, who wrote The Fountainhead, and I love her writing. Amy Dickson’s album ‘A Summer Place’ (Sony Classical) is released on 14 July…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jun 2014
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)

…Bass’s columns. No more. I began to enjoy Mr. Bass’s column this past Sunday on Mr. Brat’s Virginia’s primary victory until the end when he mentioned Ayn Rand’s “philosophy of ‘Objectivism,’ which has been fascinating to many, especially Catholics.” Especially Catholics?! How many Catholics does Mr….

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jun 2014
Jeff Metcalfe, azcentral sports, Arizona Republic (Phoenix)

…that ASU fans are impatient for a return to Omaha, where the Sun Devils last played in the College World Series in 2010. He compared himself to Howard Roark, an architect somewhat modeled after Frank Lloyd Wright (who designed ASU’s Gammage Auditorium) in Ayn Rand’s novel “The Fountainhead.” “Howard…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
Thursday 26 June 2014
Show Business

…The controversial twentieth century author Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead) has supporters and detractors, even to this day, but I’m not aware of any of her works ever being turned into a musical…until now. Beginning May…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
Jennifer DeWitt jdewitt@qctimes.com, Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

…partners including the Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce. Knanishu said the organization’s strategic plan includes continuing to help move the Fountainhead of the Quad-Cities project forward on the former CNH property as well as development of the I-80/88 corridor. It also plans to ensure its efforts are…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 26 Jun 2014

…How Could You!’’ ‘Love Letters’ (1945) Objectivist icon Ayn Rand (“The Fountainhead’’) penned this lush romantic tragedy starring Joseph Cotten and Jennifer Jones, which was released on VHS eons ago….

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
Wednesday 25 June 2014
Gwen Ihnat, The Onion A.V. Club

…seven): Columbo ended its first season with the only episode Peter Falk ever directed, and one of the series’ few offscreen murders. Columbo chases a Howard Roark-esque architect who has offed the husband of his benefactor, but the body remains hidden for the entire episode. Columbo then hatches an elaborate…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jun 2014
Sunday 22 June 2014

…Door Chantal Kunst / Foto Jan Verweysveld Toneelgroep Amsterdam brengt voor de eerste keer een toneelversie van The Fountainhead (1943)  van schrijfster Ayn Rand in de Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam. Het heeft jaren geduurd voordat Toneelgroep Amsterdam de rechten hiervoor heeft…

Posted almost 5 years ago Publication date: 22 Jun 2014