JFK on Poetry, Power, and the Artist’s Role in Society: His Eulogy for Robert Frost, One of the Greatest Speeches of All
“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of In
“As a writer you should not judge. You should understand.” Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899–July 2, 1961) has contributed a great deal to the collected advice of great writers, from his famous admonition
“No amount of effort can save you from oblivion.” On February 20, 1967, legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his first breath. Twenty-seven years later, after a debilitating struggle with addiction
“Most people choose to write a blog. I needed to.” What a cultural loss to bid farewell to beloved critic Roger Ebert at the age of 70, after a long battle with the cancer that first claimed his jaw and,
We’ve seen colorized portraits of popular and historical figures, but Webmaster Dave over at Shorpy.com allows us to see history in an entirely new light with his ongoing submissions of large-format Kodachromes.
“Every living thing is, from the cosmic perspective, incredibly lucky simply to be alive.” Philosopher and cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett is one of our era’s most important and influential thinkers