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A Story Of Life And Death In 23 Words

Accident

Very much in the vein of that “6-word novel” wrongly attributed to Hemingway (“For sale: Baby shoes, never worn”), a story has appeared in the Spanish media about one of the passengers of the Alvia 151 train, which — not without a certain dark, uncanny sense of coincidence — derailed on the eve of St. James’ day, precisely when entering the city of Santiago, at the hair-raising speed of 190kmh.

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Crazy Or Sober

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Good Gentlemen Who Overpay

ben hechtThe 20s and 30s in Hollywood. According to what Marc Norman tells in What Happens Next, that was the life. Money flowed, the recession was only a bedtime story, and most writers were New York-based authors who despised the film industry and wrote their scripts quickly and effortlessly.

Here’s what Ben Hecht wrote about the moguls:

 

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