The source of much of what we know about Louis Armstrong’s early boyhood years in New Orleans is a curious and oddly compatible combination of myth, legend, and historical fact. 787 more words
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If there is ever a competition for most misread authors, William S. Burroughs will be the leading contender. Famous (or infamous) for a comedic, surreal un-novel and unsavory biographical details, Burroughs is often admired (or despised) for somewhat misguided reasons—that he wrote a whole lot about hard drugs and gay sex didn’t exactly hurt his reputation as a shock artist, either. 1,396 more words
“Thus, we see that one of the obvious origins of human disagreement lies in the use of noises for words.”
The really sad, or strange or ridiculous thing about this photo is, someone had come along and stuffed something into the coin slot, thus effectively making it impossible for anyone to give, had they been of a mind to.