Sometimes, the mud sticks. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas will be forever known as a man who expired with a bottle in hand, but his final act belies his genius.
The name Beethoven has stood for centuries, but the man’s life and the challenges he overcame are as towering as the symphonies he constructed.
As we watch Zimbabwe tear itself apart, our extended history indicates that the worse things get, the better the art we produce becomes.
Alexander may have been the blueprint for the overachieving smug millennial of today. But what did he do that was so great?
Born on this day, August 19, in 1883, we break out the Little Black Dress to honor the birthday of the peerless fashion colossus, Coco Chanel.
“Shall I compare thee to a warm Saturday?” … that’s how it went, right? In the latest edition of Intro-verse, we get particular with bard-ed mash note that is the sonnet.
July 1 is Canada Day and what better way to honor that wonderful place by highlighting some of their best writers. Plus, it’s handy information if you ever meet Trudeau.
Never has the term “include your brother” been used to greater effect than the Gershwins. George and Ira were titans together, minnows alone. Sadly, it was not to last.
For millennia, the mysteries of ancient Egypt eluded Western study – until some 200 years ago, when scholars unscrambled the Rosetta Stone and opened our eyes to a new world of old wonders.
With The Drover’s Wife back in the public eye, it’s best that we cover the troubled life and work of Australia’s Henry Lawson.