Is There a Santa Claus 1897

Is There a Santa Claus 1897

The following, reprinted from the editorial page of the New York Sun, was written by the late Mr. Frank P. Church: We take pleasure in answering at once and thus…
Walt Whitman on Thanksgiving

Walt Whitman on Thanksgiving

A large family supper party, a night or two ago, with voices and laughter of the young, mellow faces of the old, and a by-and-by pause in the general joviality.
 
Shakespeare Sucks! by Leo Tolstoy

Shakespeare Sucks! by Leo Tolstoy

Shakespeare Sucks! (or Shakespeare not a Great Genius) Leo Tolstoy I remember the astonishment I felt when I first read Shakespeare. I expected to receive a powerful esthetic pleasure, but…
 
Interview with Mark Twain

Interview with Mark Twain

This interview is from Hartford Daily Courant from May 30th 1888. Twain would have been 53 years old. He had just finished a new book. SHERIDAN'S MEMOIRS. Mark Twain Has…

Evidence of Witches

For Halloween: The accounts and evidence against witches (those killed for being witches) are far more terrifying than the prospects of them being true witches.

Of Ambition by Francis Bacon

Of Ambition by Francis Bacon AMBITION is like choler; which is an humor that maketh men active, earnest, full of alacrity, and stirring, if it be not stopped. But if…