Monthly Archives: May 2018

Happy 200th Karl M

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Philly: word on the street

h/t to New Jersey-based street artist Sean 9 Lugo

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Student Writer Hits The Big Time

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The Effects of Reading

This wonderful infographic was created by the folks at the University of Virginia Library to describe what happens when we read a book.

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Bad Writing

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The bearded are better

As someone whose face has not felt the razor for more than three decades, The Philosophy of Beards is a must read. I haven’t downloaded my copy yet, but the terrific website the Public Domain Review has posted a digital version of … Continue reading

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The Great American Read

Nearly everyone has a favorite book, but what about an entire nation ? Beginning next week, PBS ( our public broadcasting network ) is embarking on a quest to discover what is America’s favorite read. The eight-part television series about … Continue reading

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The Writing Game

Star Authors is a 19th century American card game that requires a player to match notable authors with the books that they wrote. The improved 1887 edition includes 54 book title cards and 18 author cards. Based on these examples, impressive facial … Continue reading

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Benefits of Studying Abroad

I’m grateful for all of the many travel opportunities that I’ve had over the years, but I do regret that I never had the chance to participate in a study abroad program. The guest post below, along with the infographic, … Continue reading

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Pick Your Spot

You can follow Grant and even purchase prints and posters of his wonderful comics right here.

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