Posts Tagged: Ernest Hemingway
Flavorwire has a collection of photos of authors frolicking in frozen weather.
Neil Gaiman’s dog has a weird leash, while Hemingway looks just jaunty as hell....more
What comes to mind when you think of Ernest Hemingway?
Simple declarative sentences, the banal horror of war, endless rounds of booze, and…whimsical schoolboy-style doodles?
Hemingway’s fellow ambulance drivers drew him some cartoons to cheer him up while he was in the hospital, and Slate has posted them in all their goofy glory....more
The Toronto Star‘s well-designed archive of Ernest Hemingway’s newspaper articles for the Canadian paper provides access to evidence of the young author honing his spartan style and exploring his favorite themes.
One such exceedingly-Hemingway gem is from an article about getting a free shave from amateur barbers: “For a visit to the barber college requires the cold, naked valor of the man who walks clear-eyed to death.”...more
Truth be told I don’t like macho posturing in literary feuds — or rather, the only thing I like about it is the opportunity it provides me to practice the fine art of eye-rolling. Oh, and the particular thrill to the female camaraderie that can arise in the audience of these things when and where they amount to two guys having a pissing contest over effectively nothing....more
WRITE YOUR STORY reads the advertising placard for corporate octopus Citibank on display in the Union Square subway station in Manhattan. The campaign’s thrust appears to be this: by spending money, being a consumer, one, in fact, indites a story on the face of the everyday....more
Does Ernest Hemingway’s death outshine his literary prowess? At the end of Hemingway’s life, he was subjected to electro-shock treatment to treat his paranoid depression, which resulted in memory loss and subsequently the loss of his writerly abilities—this all after six major brain traumas....more