Monthly Archives: December 2012

Don’t read this blog post. Read this: Linds Redding. “A Short Lesson in Perspective.”

You’ve probably never heard of Linds Redding.  He was an art director who spent his life creating advertisements for other people’s products.  Then he died.  He was 52.  Shortly before his death

Only Another Writer Will Get This (and, yes, that is a pun)

Why is it, whenever I hear Tony Banks’s keyboard riff at 9:09 – 9:16 on “Supper’s Ready” on Genesis’s Foxtrot (released UK Charisma 1972), I get an image of Dam Square and

The Dream of the Rood: This is a joke, right?

So I’m reading The Dream of the Rood.  I don’t do it a lot.  It’s the late seventh century. It’s possibly late enough to be the early eighth, but at this remove