If you’re not familiar with Zeno and his Paradoxes of Motion, this should catch you up.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its first members on this date in 1986. This year’s inductees will include T. Rex as well as Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, and The Notorious B.I.G.
Click here to listen to Jeepster by T. Rex
Today is the 52nd anniversary of Johnny Cash’s concert in Folsom Prison.
Happy 411th birthday to John Milton!
Mr. Neruda’s lines are from The Book of Questions, by Pablo Neruda.
Mr. Bukowski’s line is from When Harry Met Sally, by Nora Ephron
Can’t decide if you should be cute or spooky this Halloween?
Try a costume that’s two things at the same time!
The Poetry Crisis Line honors Carrie Fisher, who would have been 62 today, had she not drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra.
In Mr. Coleridge’s defense, the word stupa may sound illicit to anyone with even a passing familiarity with Yiddish.
In the glorious Emperor’s defense (not that he should need one), Mr. Coleridge was, in fact, high.
Happy 804th birthday to His Majesty Kublai Khan!