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Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was a writer famous for stories of bewildered individuals betrayed by an irrational and pointless society. The son of German-Jewish parents, he was raised in Prague, where he earned a law…

Doug Henning 2000 Deaths

Doug HenningAge: 52 magician known for his updating of mind-boggling Harry Houdini illusions, such as “Metamorphosis,” and his gaudy getups. He took his shtick to Broadway and appe…

Andersen's Fairy Tales: The Shoes of Fortune

The Real PrincessThe Fir TreeThe Shoes of FortuneA BeginningWhat Happened to the CouncillorThe Watchman's AdventureA Moment of Head Importance - An Evening's "Dramatic Readings" - A Most Stran…

A Bug's Life(1998)

Walt Disney; $26.99Feature; GDirectors:John Lasseter and Andrew StantonVoices of:Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kevin Spacey and Phyllis Diller The year's most expressive thespian belongs to…

Jan Swammerdam

Dutch scientist Jan Swammerdam's microscopic studies of insects repudiated the notion of spontaneous generation and formed the modern basis for the study of bugs, known as entomology. Swammerdam had …

Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff's acting and singing career took off in 2003 with appearances in three movies and a Top 40 hit, "So Yesterday" (from her debut solo album, Metamorphosis). Hilary Duff was already a star b…

1981–1982 Obie Awards

Best New American PlaysMetamorphosis in MiniatureMr. Dead and Mrs. FreeBest Theater PieceTadeusz Kantor, Wielopole, WielopolePlaywritingRobert Auletta, Stops and VirginsCaryl Churchill, Cloud …

Top 10 Selling Albums, 2003

Rank TitleUnits sold 1. Get Rich or Die Tryin', 50 Cent6,535,809 2. Come Away with Me, Norah Jones 5,137,468 3. Meteora, Linkin Park3,478,361 4. Fallen, Evanescence3,364,738 5. Speakerboxx-Lov…

The History of Women's History

by Borgna Brunner Related Links The Wage GapWomen's Earnings as Percentage of Men'sMean Annual Earnings by Level of EducationWomen in the Civilian Labor Force20 Leading Occupati…