9 Quotes from Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born 4 July 1804, and died 19 May 1864. Nine Quotes Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them. Easy reading is damn hard writing. Nobody, I think,Continue reading “9 Quotes from Nathaniel Hawthorne”

Literary Birthday – 30 July – Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë was born 30 July 1818, and died 19 December 1848. Nine Quotes He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Terror made me cruel. A person who has not done one half his day’s work by ten o’clock runs a chance of leaving theContinue reading “Literary Birthday – 30 July – Emily Brontë”

Literary Birthday – 26 July – Carl Jung

Carl Jung was born 26 July 1875, and died 6 June 1961 10 Quotes Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism. We need more understanding of human nature, because the only real danger that exists is man himself … We know nothing of man, far tooContinue reading “Literary Birthday – 26 July – Carl Jung”

Literary Birthday – 26 July – Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley was born 26 July 1894, and died 22 November 1963. 15 Aldous Huxley Quotes The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human. Every man’s memory is his private literature. There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are theContinue reading “Literary Birthday – 26 July – Aldous Huxley”

Who Says You Can’t Take it With You? The Egyptians Did.

One thing life has taught me is that tomorrow is never promised. And the things we supposedly own, won’t travel with us into the afterlife. But what if we could take these items into the afterlife? Would you rack up more debt, buy more jewelry, more electronics, a cooler pet?

Most Interesting Horror Movies Based On Books With Terrifying Basements

Horror movies often draw their inspiration from books. It takes a lot of talent to make a book truly terrifying; without jumpscares and music scores to offer cheap thrills, books have to do a lot of work to horrify an audience. When a book horrifies, it’s much more likely for that book to end upContinue reading “Most Interesting Horror Movies Based On Books With Terrifying Basements”

Did The Jetsons Know it All Along; The Pandemic is a Bone Chilling Dystopia?

I grew up during a time when Hanna-Barbera classic cartoons were still aired on TV. I can’t recall what networks they played on but I remember watching The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, Where are You! (and all of its spin-offs), Wacky Races, The Yogi Bear Show, The Smurfs, Shirt Tales, Pound Puppies, and countless others. But there’sContinue reading “Did The Jetsons Know it All Along; The Pandemic is a Bone Chilling Dystopia?”