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.
Listen up, kids. Mama is getting tired of all the Baby Boomer bashing and wants to say a few words.
The man you’d most like in the bar, and not as a pa. Papa’s personal life is well-documented, but what made Ernest Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway?
O, the lovers we covet, those with large bookcases and hard covers. Book people. If you have your eye on one but are short in the knowledge department, worry not, for we can bluff you through it.
We all know the name, but what do we know of the man’s work beyond that ceiling that he painted? Michelangelo gets the treatment in this installment of Know Who You’re Googling.