Manic Monday: Hysteric for Charcot’s Mysterious Medical Muses

Charcot {29 November 1825 – 16 August 1893} Remembered today as a leading mind in the fields of neurology and psychology, Jean-Martin Charcot's legacy is as much in his strange medical photography, as his famous pupils (Sigmund Freud and Georges Gilles de la Tourette), and important breakthroughs in the field. Taken for research purposes, these…Read more Manic Monday: Hysteric for Charcot’s Mysterious Medical Muses

Destroy, Annihilate, Burn! Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” Unlocked . . .

"Fahrenheit 451" is a classic of contemporary American literature, and is one of the most widely read and popular novels of all time. Written by the late great Ray Bradbury (author of some of favourite reads including "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and "The Halloween Tree"), this story warns of a society where original thought…Read more Destroy, Annihilate, Burn! Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” Unlocked . . .

Obsessed! Vintage Summer Style Supreme, Straight from Cannes 2013: Alain Delon’s “Purple Noon” (1960)

Every year the Cannes Film Festival whips around, you can guarantee to start feeling the summer start shining on in. Just picture the French Riviera, the movie stars, the palm fronds, and sail boats. Champagne in sandals . . . the works! It's like a nostalgia, really. I think everyone, once in their lives will…Read more Obsessed! Vintage Summer Style Supreme, Straight from Cannes 2013: Alain Delon’s “Purple Noon” (1960)

Don Draper Goes Medieval! Is Mad Men Don Draper’s “Inferno”?

Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost. . . Those were the first words we hear Don Draper speak in the season 6 premier of AMC's hit show, "Mad Men" which aired last night. Dante Alighieri’s legendary Medieval poem is not one's…Read more Don Draper Goes Medieval! Is Mad Men Don Draper’s “Inferno”?

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 19, 2012}

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FOR SALE: “The Scream” by Edvard Munch

So it seems Sotheby's has a true art icon up for grabs! On May 2, the New York City auction house will be auctioning Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch's iconic "The Scream" which is being estimated to fetch at least $80 million! The artist made four versions of the painting that feature a screaming figure standing…Read more FOR SALE: “The Scream” by Edvard Munch