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The Velazquez Prize

Velazquez gathers the superlatives of art historians, museum directors and connoisseurs. His history is available widely and shall not be examined here. What I am after is his technique and style of painting. 956 more words

Art

World Of Warcraft Meets Baywatch - Years And Years Later

YouTube’s Content ID Nonsense be darned – someone needs to remake this in Hi Def with the new character models.  :-D

Gaming

26 Books to Read in 2015: #13

Before I begin, I wanted to let you all know that after deep reflection and consideration I decided that making any sort of snarky comment about the way this challenge item is worded would be way too easy and way too cheap a shot. 536 more words

Marie's Picks

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Pens Book on Mycroft Holmes

I was never a big sports guy, but I loved the movie AIRPLANE! and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stole the movie as one of the doomed pilots. While Abdul-Jabbar made a name for himself as a basketball player, he recently wrote a Mycroft Holmes (Sherlock’s older brother) pastiche with writer Anna Waterhouse. 183 more words

Leslie S. Klinger

Nero Wolfe: The Dickinson Thing: Chapter Thirty-four

The Dickinson Thing
A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Emmanuel John Winner
A tribute to Rex Stout

Chapter Thirty-four

That just about ended the Dickinson thing. But I know there must be someone wondering if I ever went dancing with Mira Baier. 408 more words

Detective

Nero Wolfe: The Dickinson Thing: Chapter Thirty-three

The Dickinson Thing
A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Emmanuel John Winner
A tribute to Rex Stout

Chapter Thirty-three

If you’re wondering how well we finally made out on the Dickinson case, after expenses and taxes it came to a little less than three thousand dollars. 1,442 more words

Detective

Nero Wolfe: The Dickinson Thing: Chapter Thirty-two

The Dickinson Thing
A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Emmanuel John Winner
A tribute to Rex Stout

Chapter Thirty-two

When Wolfe caught the dry look in my eye and thought I was thirsty for milk… Well, I didn’t say no to it. 3,996 more words

Detective