Category Archives: Cartoons

Precious Moldering Pleasures

A precious—mouldering pleasure—’tis— To meet an Antique Book— In just the Dress his Century wore— A privilege—I think— His venerable Hand to take— And warming in our own— A passage back—or two—to make— To Times when he—was young— His quaint … Continue reading

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Protected: Julius Caesar, the Hulk, and other Illeists

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Sight and Sounds of the Monteagle Flea Market, late June 2015

The man selling homemade pork rinds is telling a customer, “Oh yeah, Obama’s got this country all screwed up. It’s gonna be World War Three.” I assume he’s talking about the Supreme a Court’s recent ruling on gay marriage, but … Continue reading

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Sewanee Crite prints

A few weeks ago, I made mention of some intaglio prints made by the African-American artist, Allan Crite, that depicted scenes from the Creed as imagined around Sewanee. In that post, I asked: I wonder, too, whether Crite’s original prints … Continue reading

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Protected: An Ancient Source for the Winking Pizza Chef

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Protected: Inde Ira et Lacrimae

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Protected: Shoes of the Fisherman

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Protected: Guys as Grapes

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Protected: Stories about the Presidents

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Protected: Like a Modern-Day Agrippa

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