By Emily Dickinson
Columbia students hugging. New York, 1948 © Stanley Kubrick
1957 cat eyes
Melville House captions this “vintage bookmobile drama,” and we challenge you to imagine exactly what was going through the brunette’s head. Or, more to the point, why.
Juan Pantoja de la Cruz - San Nicolas de Tolentino; Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain; 1601
Saint Nicholas of Tolentino is widely venerated as the patron saint of the Holy Souls in Purgatory.
“Recently I took my iPad to a park across a lake, sat under a tree facing the water, and started reading the e-book version of Walden, Henry David Thoreau’s classic avowal of the possibility of, as well as the necessity for, simplicity amid modern life’s profusion and superfluity. Cognitive dissonance doesn’t get much more dissonant than this.”
Darlene Love - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Secretary Ginger Stanley checks the negatives of advertising shots in which she is the subject at Silver Springs, Florida, c. 1950. By Bruce Mozert.
Elvis has his hair done.