At The Telegraph, Michael Deacon offers us Sex, murder and ‘bulbous salutations’ Or, the weirdest moments from ‘List of the Lost’, the former Smiths singer’s unreadable debut novel. Among…Continue readingErotic Curiosities?
Distractify offers us: 20 Of History’s Most Brilliant Minds And Their Drug Of Choice Lots of famous names here: Vincent van Gogh – Absinthe and Digitalis, Sigmund Freud – cocaine,…Continue readingBrilliant junkies
The comic Manfeels Park takes comments from men on the internet and puts them into scenes from Jane Austen’s stories, Jenna Guillaume of BuzzFeed reports. The comic is the brainchild…Continue readingMen’s Lib in Austen
Claire Fallon talks about words so overused that they’ve become meaningless and offers 12 examples. Do you agree? Disagree? Have an addition? Awesome! ~~~~~ The Most Influential People In 3500…Continue readingLiterally unique. Really?
Image credit: ThinkStock Hemingway believed “the best writing [happen when you are in love,” which might explain his serial marriages, while others found that romantic tumult spurred their creativity, Shannon…Continue reading10 Tempestuous Writerly Romances
Often the latest slang is rather ancient. Calvin told Hobbes that “verbing weirds language” and I suspect he might be appalled at the use of ‘friend’ as a verb. But…Continue reading‘Verbing weirds language’