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Why Do I Like To Write About The Macabre And Grotesque?

I was recently asked a question that has popped up in one form or another since I was a little girl writing in my Big Chief Writing Tablets with my Black Ticonderoga Pencils. 631 more words

Random Wanderings

Me and Jeff Davis, Part III: The Baptism over the Coffin

Of the many bizarre stories about Jefferson Davis, the one about the renaming of his grandson takes the cake and gets a creep factor of 9 out of a possible 10. 429 more words

American South

Make a statement for less

Making a statement is a big factor to BoBo life style, big accents jewellery pieces is one of the biggest ways to set a lasting impression. 262 more words

Fashion

A look back at...Amy Wilke's Still Lives: Wunderkabinett

Amy Wilke has been known in the past for her wonderful cut-paper works, but more and more recently she has been letting us see her equally marvelous talent for clean, hyper-detailed ink drawings. 359 more words

Featured Artist

The Gashlycrumb Tinies - Edward Gorey

This illustrated alphabet book has been very inspirational to me lately and I wanted to share it with you because maybe you weren’t familiar with it, and if you were, perhaps you’d enjoy looking at this gorgeous, slightly morbid, Victorian style illustrations again.

Art

Magritte, The Menaced Assassin, 1927

Though I’m not enamored of Magritte, this is his most spectacular painting and a work which reflects a lot of the aims and obsessions of Surrealism. 354 more words

Art