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Concept art from an imagined dark and gritty NeverEnding Story reboot

<i>The NeverEnding Story</i> doesn't need a darker reboot in the least, but Nicolas Francoeur's concept art, imagining a more "mature" version of the …

Something Cool: Photos Of Huge Snow Sculptures In China

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Neil Gaiman’s Advice to Aspiring Writers

<b>Neil Gaiman</b> knows a thing or two about the secret of the creative life. In this mashup of Gaiman’s Nerdist podcast interview and scenes from films about writers, video-monger Brandon Farley captures the essence of Gaiman’s philosophy on writing and his advice to aspiring writers — a fine addition …

J.R.R. Tolkien on Fairy Tales, Language, the Psychology of Fantasy, and Why There’s No Such Thing as Writing “For Children”

<i>“I do not believe that I have ever written a children’s book,”</i> the great Maurice Sendak once said in an interview. <i>“I don’t write for children,”</i> he told Colbert. <i>“I write — and somebody says, ‘That’s for children!’”</i> This sentiment — the idea that designating certain types of literature as …

9 Fairy Tales For Adults That Are WAY Better Than Disney

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Places Journal

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Who says children's books can't be great literature?

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An Oxford World's Classics American literature reading list

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The Geography of Great Literature, in Hand-Lettered Typography

<i>HAPPY UPDATE: All the artwork is now available as gorgeous prints on Society6, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting A Room of Her Own, a foundation supporting women writers and artists.</i><p>In a recent collaboration with Debbie Millman for <i>Print</i> magazine’s Regional Design Annual, I selected a beloved …

The History of Apple Pie: Out of View Album Review

When British indie rock revivalists Yuck released their self-titled debut in 2011, the record's aesthetic was frequently described (and dismissed) as nostalgic, even though the band's members were born around the same time their grungey source material was berthed. It's not surprising that they're …

A Slice of American Pie

<i>Apple pie, meat and potatoes, high school prom, backyard BBQs, a hot car, and buying a home...that pretty much sums up the "I'm an American" checklist. Wait, how did being in a ton of debt get in that otherwise exciting equation? Raise your hand if you've grown up with the assumption that buying a</i> …

Jack Kerouac's original sketch for On The Road (and all the book's covers) - Flashbak

JACK Kerouac was so unimpressed by the cover his publishers stuck on <i>The Town and the City</i>, he sketched the one he wanted for <i>OneThe Road</i>.<p>In 1952, the …

The Vegetarian Option: Comfort Food at Penelope in Murray Hill Leaves Something to Be Desired

Murray Hill has a couple of reps, namely fratty bars and Indian restaurants. But then there's <b>Penelope</b>, a comfort food fixture that opened on the corner of Lexington and 30th a decade ago. We've covered their breakfast and brunch, but now wanted to see how their veg-friendly dinner menu stacks …

8th Conference on Food Representation in Literature, Film and the Arts

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The Best Travel Memoirs For Food Fans

<i>By Nathan Rostron for Bookish.com</i><p>Food and travel have always made for a delicious combination in a book, fueling dreams of spectacular vacations -- or early retirement -- in faraway locales where a surprisingly perfect (or perfectly surprising) meal is just around the corner. To inspire your summer …

Health & Wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Diet, Relationships & More

The actress shared her mental health struggles and revealed that she wants to live a better life....<p>After their son died, a grieving couple learned …

Todos los caminos posibles

Publicado por Caja Negra, "Viajero solitario" comprende los viajes realizados a dedo por Jack Kerouac, el autor de "Big Sur", a lo largo y ancho de …

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Paris Review - Jack Kerouac, The Art of Fiction No. 41

Interviewed by Ted Berrigan<p>Issue 43, Summer 1968<p>Jack Kerouac, ca. 1956. Photograph by Tom Palumbo<p>The Kerouacs have no telephone. Ted Berrigan had contacted Kerouac some months earlier and had persuaded him to do the interview. When he felt the time had come for their meeting to take place, he …

Jack Kerouac, el viajero solitario

El libro “Viajero solitario” le da nombre a una serie de artículos del escritor estadounidense Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), donde el tema del viaje …

Paul Rogers illustrates Jack Kerouac’s novel On The Road, page by page

Paul Rogers is a California based illustrator who has set out on a journey to illustrate Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel On The Road. Page by page. …

Excerpt from Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac's On the Road

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Jack Kerouac Lists 9 Essentials for Writing Spontaneous Prose

Jack Kerouac wants you to turn writing into “free deviation (association) of mind into limitless blow-on-subject seas of thought, swimming in sea of …

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Visions of Jack Kerouac ... in an epic 13 volumes

I read Jack Kerouac's On the Road for the first time on the way to the bull-running at Pamplona in 1991, on a rattling 24-hour bus ride from London. I missed most of France, my nose buried in the paperback – captivated, as all 21-year-olds should be, by Kerouac's bebop prose, his freedom and …

Cool Concept Art for Bungie's DESTINY