Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière , was a French playwright, actor and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the French language and universal literature. His extant works includes comedies, farces, tragicomedies, comédie-ballets, and more. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed at the Comédie-Française more often than those of any other playwright today.
Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved prominence and critical acclaim in the early 1990s with films such as Goodfellas , Jungle Fever , Patriot Games , Amos & Andrew , True Romance , Jurassic Park and his collaborations with director Quentin Tarantino including Pulp Fiction , Jackie Brown , Django Unchained , and The Hateful Eight . He is a highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance , Unbreakable , Shaft , The 51st State , Black Snake Moan , Snakes on a Plane , and the Star Wars prequel trilogy .
Brit Heyworth Marling is an American actress, screenwriter, and film producer. She rose to prominence after starring in several films that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, including Sound of My Voice , Another Earth , and The East , which she co-wrote in addition to playing the lead role. In 2016, she co-created, wrote, and starred in the Netflix series The OA.
Eighteenth-century doctors prescribed sugar pills for nearly everything: heart problems, headache, consumption, labor pains, insanity, old age, and blindness. Hence, the French expression 'like an apothecary without sugar' meant someone in an utterly hopeless situation.Tom Reiss
Africa needs more funding to continue to fight all of those diseases. We are losing more than 1.3 million young children under the age of five every year because of malaria. We've already lost 25 million people to the pandemic of HIV-AIDS. More people are dying now from typhoid fever. Diabetes is on the rise.Dikembe Mutombo
I love nerds. Comic-Con junkies are the tastemakers of tomorrow. Isn't that funny? The tables have turned.Kristen Bell