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.
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.
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?
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.
Born April 25, 1284, Edward II is so much more than the weedy bloke in Braveheart as his real story is beset by treachery, rumor, and the search for power.
Social commentator, novelist, orator. With the documentary based on him now in the Oscars discussion, why not get better acquainted with James Baldwin?
George Orwell has recently shot back into prominence after 1984 sold out on Amazon, but what of the man, and what lessons can we learn from him in 2017?
The transformative, yet oft-ignored jazz wizard Thelonius Monk is in the Google chair this week. Get better acquainted with genius, Daddy-o.
The term “Kafkaesque” is bandied about the round table of discussion, but what the hell does it mean? And what of the man’s body of work?