Page 1 of 43 - About 430 essays
  • Buster

    1081 Words  | 5 Pages

    almost ten minutes. Finally I said "Buster!" This time the dog's head shot up and began to wag its tail. "It's setteled then." I said, before taking off his collar and carving the name Buster into it with my knife. After returning the collar to the neck of my new friend, I sat with my back up against the cold brick wall. Doing so, I began to feel extremely tired. For a moment I rested my eyes and ,unintentionaly, fell asleep. After a few minutes I awoke and Buster was gone. I took a glance at my watch

  • Bullet Busters

    979 Words  | 4 Pages

    "Bullet" information. Unfortunately, there are a few side effects. One is that the box will not be updated with time-of-day, special messages and other "housekeeping" instructions. These small traps are popularly referred to as "Bullet Busters". The third fix is to go inside the box, locate the small, usually RG-174 Mini-coax cable carrying the demodulated F-M information and cut this cable. This has the same effect as installing a trap but costs nothing. Of course, if the box belongs

  • The Life of Buster Keaton

    1235 Words  | 5 Pages

    The Oscar goes to… Buster Keaton! Buster Keaton won his Oscar for comedy in 1959, two years after his film biography, “The Buster Keaton Story,” which was released in 1957 (Buster Keaton par 1). Buster Keaton, born as Joseph Frank Keaton, IV, got his nickname from the Great Houdini (Buster Keaton par 1). Buster Keaton was known as the greatest silent film clown in all of his movies in the 1920’s (Buster Keaton par 1). Buster Keaton, son of Joe and Myra Keaton, was born on October 4, 1895, in

  • Dave And Busters Inc

    1745 Words  | 7 Pages

    The need among Americans to be diverted in ever more imaginative ways -- through high-thrill parks, virtual reality arcades, and theme restaurants, plays right into the hands of Dave Corriveau and Buster Corley, co-founders and CEO’s of Dave and Busters. The duo’s 50,000 square foot complexes include pool hall, an eye popping, cutting edge midway arcade, a formal restaurant, a casual diner, a sports bar and a nightclub rolled into one sprawling complex. In business since 1990, this is a high energy

  • Buster Keatons The Cameraman

    1176 Words  | 5 Pages

    The Cameraman (Rough Draft) The Cameraman (1928), an MGM Buster Keaton feature, is one of the last truly great feature films of the silent era. From the artistic balance it finds between the simplicity of an all-too-familiar storyline and the complexity of technique and cinematography, to the very-entertaining and captivating performances of its actors, the film that was nearly lost to the annals of motion-picture history is a multi-faceted gem that is joyous to watch. Simplicity is one of the

  • Annotated Bibliography Of Buster Keaton Biographies

    1634 Words  | 7 Pages

    Biographies of Buster Keaton Buster Keaton, Charles Samuels, My Wonderful World of Slapstick (USA: De Capo Press, 1982). Easily the most personal account of the silent film star, this indispensable book was co-written by Keaton himself. While it's not the most objective source - Keaton's memory or interpretation of certain events is rather unclear - it's an enjoyable and well-written memoir; offering some key facts and recollections. He delves quite a bit into his family life, dispelling some

  • Historical Fiction in B for Buster by Iain Lawrence

    623 Words  | 3 Pages

    is more important than fear. This could be interpreted that courage isn't committing an act of temerity without a reason, however, it is facing your fears to accomplish something which is more important than fear itself. Throughout the book B for Buster by Iain Lawrence, the main character of the novel learns the real meaning of courage through his acts of temerity in order to achieve something which is important to him. This novel takes place during World War II, when an underage sixteen year old

  • Brain Busters: The History of Lobotomy and its Application to Neuroscience

    1308 Words  | 6 Pages

    Brain Busters: The History of Lobotomy and its Application to Neuroscience "It seems possible that with additional experience and a minute study of the pathologic changes seen in the brain, the knife may be the means of restoring to reason many cases now considered incurable" --Emory Lamphear (1895) (5) In 1847 an Irish workman, Phineas Cage, shed new light on the field of neuroscience in a rock blasting accident which sent an iron rod through the frontal region of his brain

  • Social Darwinism in the 1920s and the Movie College by Buster Keaten

    942 Words  | 4 Pages

    the fittest is showing that the body is more important to fit in society. Also, the physical fitness is considered as the key of success and a way to fit in society, if someone is not physically fit he will be isolated. The movie “College” (1927) by Buster Keaton, presents the idea of physical culture in college life and how fitness is a key of success which leads efficiency in society. During the 1920’s people thought that if the body is fit it is going to reflect to the mind and if there is fitness

  • Personal Narrative: The Role of Ego Boosters and Ego Busters in My Life

    1130 Words  | 5 Pages

    Ego Boosters and Ego Busters play a major role in determining who we are as human beings. Humans learn who they are and how to act by feedback from their peer groups and significant others. Ego boosters from the people who we respect help identify who we are as a person. Ego boosters can also help raise self-esteem and self-concept. Ego Busters can have a negative effect on self-concept because people do not like being told they are not good enough or that they should change in some way. This can