Daily Archive: April 26, 2007

Poor, Unfortunate Societies: Getting to the Bottom of The Little Mermaid

Of all the works of art that haunt modern life — James Joyce’s Ulysses, Pablo Picasso’s Guernica, Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring — perhaps none has caused as much critical puzzlement and dispute… Continue reading

Absolutely Fun and True Fact #1

If you whistle with a soft drink fast food straw held up to your lips, at the right angle, you will sound like you are playing pan pipes. I just figured this out… Continue reading

The Rejection Letter

Becks, over at the stream-of-consciousness blog Unfogged, asked us what to do about some poor guy’s manuscript, which apparently was as Freudian as a mispelled hero fantasy can get. She was asking us… Continue reading