Sunday, January 30, 2011

Deep Purple - Machine Head (Album)

This blog post is actually my recommendation to listen to this Rock n' Roll album. Its one of the most influential albums in rock history with its own story behind it. It was recorded back in the 70's ,actually 1971 was the year it happened.Frank Zappa's  concert at the Casino was made infamous when a member of the audience fired a flare gun and burned down the stage.I guess everything was made of wood in those days. This event actually affected Deep Purple on such a great level and they recorded this album in a few days. There is also a dvd featuring what actually happened here. Name of this dvd is Classic albums : Deep Purple - The Making of Machine Head. I recommend you all to listen to this album, it does not matter if you like rock n' roll music or not.
And yes,as one of my favorites i rate this album 10/10. Cheers.


Thursday, January 27, 2011

Albert Camus - The Stranger

Albert Camus - The Stranger

"The Stranger or The Outsider (L'√Čtranger) is a novel by Albert Camus, published in 1942, and is Camus's best-known work"(Wikipedia). I will mark this book as one of very important books to read in order to advance to the highest levels of literature. Here i will write my review and most importantly reveal you the essence of this book and still not say a single word about the plot. The plot itself or should i say imbroglio is all yours. So here we go :  For A. Camus, life has no rational meaning,life has no order. The trial part of the book  is absurd because judges,prosecutors,lawyers and the jury mostly try to find meaning in absurd meaningless things,especially in the concept of the trial itself. The Point of the novel is A. Camus's endless search for purpose,for meaning. We all search for purpose in our lives,and the characters in this novel look for that purpose in other people and the world that surrounds them. Its like a desperate cry for help,looking for something in others that you cant find in yourself. Mersault  looks at the world that surrounds him from his balcony and than passively he watches his own trial. The world alone is fascinating to him. In the end,the idea  of watching the "audience" that represents eyes and ears of the society tells us enough. With all this, Mersault's act of not showing his emotions ( he was not crying on his mothers funeral) makes the judges and the audience see him as a stranger, they see him as an "anarchist" and a beast that lacks the emotions,feeling of guilt and gratitude for what was given to him. From the beginning he doesn't fit in a temperament of society, temperament of the herd. That makes him a stranger among them,not the outsider but the stranger that lives among them but is not the part of them. So close but still so far away. The herd doesn't understand any other way,any other path but their own. They are afraid of what is different,they see only what they want to see and they are unfortunately always right.This fact actually makes life absurd.That's one of the things A. Camus was pointing at.

P.S. This is my personal review,I've red this book a long time ago. I Hope i got the essence.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Prelude..

Just as any other story or should i say prelude,this one begins with words,frazes and many other "things" that make again "things" like this blog work,function,live,and hopefully die..Ah yes,i forgot about importance of  American people,their IQ and their amazingly stupid questions like,"oh my god,are you a terrorist?".They influence this world on such a great level .Life just couldn't be the same without them. Okay,back to terrorism theme,well,the answer is yes, i am a terrorist,a verbal one.BU!