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Day Jobs of the Poets April 30, 2013 – Posted in: Comics / Cartoons

The latest bookish strip from Grant Snider at Incidental Comics. Who adds: This comic is factual, but it requires a couple clarifications: Wallace Stevens was an executive at an insurance company, not your average insurance salesman. And there’s no evidence that Emily Dickinson liked cats, but her sister Lavinia was cat-obsessed. So Emily must have been forced to cat-sit occasionally. Previously on Book Patrol:Performance-Enhancing Drugs for Writers and more from Grant Snider

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Wilde Times July 10, 2007 – Posted in: Video

image Chris Ketchell “The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.” – Oscar Wilde The Soul of Man Under Socialism Aside from his success as an author and playwright Wilde was also a major celebrity in Victorian London. In many respects his celebrity mirrors the path of many of today’s celebrities (Martha Stewart and Paris Hilton immediately come…

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