essay worth reading • from the Guardian Mark Lawson writes about Language-theft.
• 1890 – Christopher Morley, author of among other things – Parnassus on Wheels & the Haunted Bookshop
• 1903 – James Beard, author of the James Beard Cookbook
site worth seeing • for those in need . . . gotlogos.com seems to provide inexpensive logos.
banktoaster • Prof Solomon’s 12 Principles to Finding Lost Objects.
toys • why can’t I invent a cool widget like this? The Thumb Thing.
Heads up • from Win Shaeffer:
“You don’t want to miss this months edition of the Drinking &
Writing Brewery on WLUW 88.7 FM, 6pm, Sunday May 7th. Wow, what a show. Our featured writer this month is the great John Cheever who drank and wrote about it like nobody’s business.”
audiofiles • this week’s Onthemedia.com has pieces about The Village Voice’s 50 year b’day and about Sigmun Freud’s 150th.