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The Telegraph has a short preview of Sara Lodge’s forthcoming book, Inventing Edward Lear (Google Books).

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Edward Lear

Beauty, female perfection, and other universal catastrophes

It finally happened; I made a ridiculously good joke in French.

Visibly satisfied with the result of her recent efforts, one of my workmates couldn’t help praising herself, and she blurted out, “Je suis une femme parfaite.” I am a perfect woman. 1,420 more words


Friday Essay: The (Real) First Thanksgiving

This is a re-edited version of a post on my first blog.

Next Thursday, Americans will be eating a feast of ham, dressing, mashed potatoes, corn, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and, of course, turkey. 730 more words


Blessed in My Search

If living a life of turmoil, growing up on the road, and subjected to molestation in my youth is the price I paid for seeing the world as I see it, then know blessings. 1,152 more words


The Weirdest Vintage Video Games You've Never Played: Part One

Everyone loves video games. Well, almost everyone. A smaller portion of game lovers may even appreciate certain games that have been left behind by the leaps-and-bounds pace at which graphic and interface developments have occurred since the late eighties. 1,806 more words