Monthly Archives: October 2019

And there it goes


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Have a Lovecraft Halloween

What better way to celebrate Halloween than a bit of H.P. Lovecraft lore.

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whatever walked there, walked alone

If you are looking for a memorable read for Halloween, you can’t go wrong with Shirley Jackson’s very spooky 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House. The intriguing opening paragraph is one of the best in modern literature and will entice even … Continue reading

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October : The rain falls like dirty string

Tom Clark October  

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The Book I Mistook for a Hat


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It’s Poe Season Again

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There has to be a better way

In the video below,  CGP Grey explores the good, the bad, and the ugly methods for boarding airliners. Generally airlines board passengers using the slow back-to-front method even though other boarding systems would be faster. I have long surrendered to … Continue reading

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Confucius Says


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This book’s too wordy

H/t to Drew Lerman

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Garden of Earthly Deights

H/t to TBTP follower Milly R. for sending me a link to this mindblowing animation of  Bosch’s painting Le Jardin des Delices, which was created by Eve Ramboz for an eponymous show last year.

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