Don Draper’s Old Fashioned, The Dude’s White Russian, Hunter S. Thompson’s Singapore Sling, Daisy Buchanan’s Mint Julep, and more in our new Cocktail Chart of Film and Literature.
Whoa. The MLA has officially devised a standard format to cite tweets in an academic paper. Sign of the times.
The end is nigh.
I think this is freaking excellent and important and A+, good work MLA
libraries have to change with the times
academia has to change with the times
information has to change with the times
this very useful. all the writer needs to do is clarify context. i dig it.
Yeah, this is super helpful. Truth,
The Plaza Hotel in New York will soon make its new F. Scott Fitzgerald suite available to guests.
“If someone asks me, ‘Why do you write?’ I can reply by pointing out that it is a very dumb question. Nevertheless, there is an answer. I write because I hate. A lot. Hard.” — William Gass, The Paris Review
Sakurajima volcano in southern Japan is seen mid-eruption in January 2013 — with lightning flashes occurring near its summit. Why lightning occurs even in common thunderstorms remains a topic of research, and the cause of volcanic lightning is even less clear. One hypothesis holds that catapulting magma bubbles or volcanic ash are themselves electrically charged, and by their motion create these separated areas. Other volcanic lightning episodes may be facilitated by charge-inducing collisions in volcanic dust. (Photo: Martin Rietze via NASA APOD)
This particular vertical urban garden was implemented in a Brazilian home that received a huge makeover. Hundreds of plastic soda bottles were taken and repurposed into miniature, individual planters for simple greenery in the front patio of this colorful residence. Rosenbaum design firm has gotten such a great response, that you can build your very own suspended art piece via their instructional guide, here.
“I’ll teach you how to flow.” (The Tempest)
“He speaks plain cannon fire, and smoke and bounce.” (King John)
“I have within my mind / A thousand raw tricks of these bragging Jacks, / Which I will practise.” (The Merchant of Venice)
“That’s an ill phrase.” (Hamlet)
“Holla, holla!” (King Lear)
“I am the dog: no, the dog is himself, and I am the dog–Oh! the dog is me, and I am myself.” (The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
“You knights of Tyre / Are excellent in making ladies trip.” (Pericles)
“Just as high as my heart.” (As You Like It)
“Thou art raw.” (As You Like It)
“Our tongue is rough, coz, and my condition is not smooth.” (Henry V)
“Ay, on the front.” (Macbeth)
“Holla, you clown!” (As You Like It)
“Our cake’s dough on both sides.” (The Taming of the Shrew)
“Trip no further, pretty sweeting.” (Twelfth Night)
“Look, when I serve him so, he takes it ill.” (The Comedy of Errors)
The following is a submission from Molly Parent, who, in light of Kate Zambreno’s recently published study Heroines, considers the special cases of two writers no one reads: Vivienne Eliot and Zelda Fitzgerald. (Ed.)
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Kate Zambreno’s Heroines—a thoughtful, confessional, research-rich book…