Discovering the Maize God
It me. No, wait, it a maize god.
Some magnificent woodcuts by David Gentleman from a limited edition of Swiss Family Robinson.
Sophie Yeo, of the fine environmentalist newsletter Inkcap Journal, has created a page called Six Thousand Years of Forests. It’s rather ambitious in design and the experience of scrolling through it may not be smooth, but keep going -- it’s very informative.
If you’re a guitar nerd, and probably even if you’re not, you’ll love Mateus Asato’s version of “Don’t Dream It’s Over”.
A wonderful D. T. Max essay from some years ago about why the archives of so many great writers end up in Texas. Because they belong here, duh. I'll be down at the Ransom Center next week to look a an Auden notebook and maybe hold in my hand a manuscript by John Milton.
“No preacher is listened to but time, which gives us the same train and turn of thought that elder people have tried in vain to put into our heads before.” — Jonathan Swift
On my blog:
- I’m writing a series of posts on normie wisdom
- I wrote about circumstances in which I should keep something on my chest rather than getting it off
- I wrote about Mr. Peggotty’s unconditional love
There’s much else -- please take a look around.