Eight Years Later…

…and Kurt Vonnegut is still relevant.

Kurt Vonnegut, 1940

Kurt Vonnegut, 1940. Shortridge High School yearbook.

“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.”-Kurt Vonnegut (11 November 1922-11 April 2007)

Kurt Vonnegut Quote Dictionary Art Print by Improvisatori

Kurt Vonnegut Quote Dictionary Art Print by Improvisatori. $6.99

The Splendiferously Bearded Writers Social Club: Sir Henry Taylor

  • Name: Sir Henry Taylor
  • D/O/B: 18 October 1800
  • Member Since: 1864
  • Status: Charter Member
  • Important Role: Chief adviser on beard grooming techniques and trends
  • Hobbies: Modeling; being friendly with literary giants; clerking; looking intensely soulful
Henry Taylor  by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1864

Henry Taylor by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1864

His beard is so awe-inspiring as to deserve a second look:

Sir Henry Taylor by W.J. Hawker, 1885

Sir Henry Taylor by W.J. Hawker, 1885

Fiction is About Everything Human*: A Tour of the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, with Musings on the Fantastical Co-Dependency of Writers and Readers

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We think we know them, don’t we? How familiar they are! After all, we’ve spent so much time together. For years, decades, lifetimes even. Minutes add up to days, pages become books, on…

[Alternative Muses] Birthday Mashup: William Morris/Olive Schreiner

Night Angel Holding a Waning Moon by William Morris

Night Angel Holding a Waning Moon by William Morris (born 24 March 1834)

“So age succeeds age, and dream succeeds dream, and the joy of the dreamer no man knoweth but he who dreameth. Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms, man cannot exist.”-The Story of An African Farm, Olive Schreiner (born 24 march 1855)