In honor of what would be the late Edward Gorey’s eighty-eighth birthday, we bring you a full series of his Gashlycrumb Tinies as GIFs.
amazing berlin hitpiece
Lo, Kasper, who didn’t eat soup for 5 days and died.
For the 21 fourth graders in Tim Jensen’s class at the Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights, Lincoln’s birthday is something worth celebrating. To culminate a three-week lesson on Lincoln’s life, Jensen took his students on a trip last Tuesday, Lincoln’s birthday, to Grand Central Station, where they recited the Gettysburg Address to passing commuters and held signs reading “Today is President Lincoln’s 204th birthday” and “You may ask President Lincoln a question.” Eventually, the group was forced to leave because they didn’t have an assembly permit.
I wrote an item about this entrepreneur who makes perfume from Afghan and other essential oils.