Karin Elizabeth Dreijer Andersson was born on the 7th of April in 1975 in the Swedish town called Nacka. In 1999 she and her brother Olof Dreijer founded the duet “The Knife” performing the unusual mixture of experimental music with trip-hop, trance, ambient and sinthypop. After the latest release The Knife took a long time-out. The date of the next release is planned to meet the end of the year 2012. The studio album called “The Silent Shout” has gained the overwhelming popularity among the music fans of all ages.
The phrase “reality show” has enriched the word stock of the Earth population 16 September 1999. On that day one of the small Dutch TV channels launched the first reality show in the wold called “Big Brother”. The name of this show speaks for itself.
There are four types of reality shows. It’s an interesting coincidence that Jorje Luis Borjes found the same amount of plot models in the world literature.
Human nature is incomprehensible. We close our eyes when there is some scary scene in the horror movie but watch horrors nevertheless. We can not sleep after hearing some nightmarish fairy-tails but still telling such stories to each other when the darkness falls is one of our favorite kinds of entertainment. May be we do it out of curiosity or it is a portion of adrenaline and nerves tickle we want to receive but the result is the same – frightening things are at the same time attractive. That’s why spending a weekend in one of the most terrific castles in Europe will not seem to the most of us a crazy idea.
If you ask many people what is happiness you will get a lot of various answers. Every individual experiences the state of happiness in a unique way. The one thing that everyone would probably agree with is that happiness is a constantly elusive “substance”. It is often compared to air. We notice that the air exists only when we lack it. It may seem difficult to feel happy at once. Since the earliest childhood we were taught not to repose on our laurels and try to achieve more and more.
Everyone has probably faced the necessity to pronounce a speech in front of an audience. Everybody studied at school and presented numerous projects or perhaps sang in a college choir. Some people remain totally calm when they were to speak in public, but there are the ones who start feeling funny even the day before their speech or performance.
Public speeches are the necessary part of many professions, but may people still are afraid to speak in front of a group of other people. To help such individuals to cope with that problem it is sensible to find out where does it come from.
There appear more and more books in the bookshops the intriguing titles of which say “How to Become Successful”, “How to Marry a Prince”, “How to Acquire Tabs ABS” and other how’s. It seems to be simple when you open the book and look through a couple of pages. But are there many enlightened who leave the book shop with full comprehension of the problem and have their lives changed to better at once.
Usually books are meant to entertain us and save from boredom of ordinary life. However, some writers use their literary talent to speak of the things which the government prefers to conceal from public view. For instance, I recommend you to read the following books to get an idea of what the life of African American servants in the America of 1950s was like.
“The Help”, a novel written by Kathryn Stockett in 2009, provides an opportunity to learn more about the difficulties and injustice with which the life pf black people was filled. The main characters of the book are maids Aibileen and Minny whose life was bitter most of them time but who, nevertheless, preserved the kindness and the ability to love in their hearts. A young white woman, Skeeter, is concerned about the poor state of black people and writes a novel about the life of the help in Mississippi to draw the public attention to the problem. It is a very brave step as Skeeter’s voice became the first to express dissatisfaction with present regime. The book is full of sad stories of the maids being devoted to the family but punished cruelly for their minor faults.