A word of explanation: because the Morning starts with Coffee, the Evening starts with a Cocktail, served promptly at half-past six by your attentive host.
You can imagine the cocktail as being non-alcoholic, if you prefer; but if you choose stronger drink, moderation is advised, however impracticable that may turn out to be.
So to begin:
It turns out that Hemingway was less of a jerk than previously thought. A new edition of A Moveable Feast has been re-edited to include more material from the manuscript, in which he takes more responsibility for the breakup of his first marriage. It also goes easier on the editor’s grandmother.
Graffiti legend Michael Martin, better known as IZ THE WIZ, died on June 17th. Learn about his legacy.
Vintage fabric reprints. (Warning: link contains a mind-scalding image of bunnies and kitties — or maybe they’re bears — with balloons.)