The Recently Deflowered Girl: A Reissue, A Review

Obviously, we ordered this newly-reissued book immediately, eager for advice. Yes, Edward Gorey, the master of pen-and-ink, tackles what to say after Deflowerment-by-Marimba-Player, Deflowerment-on-Cross-Country-Bus, and, obviously, Deflowerment-at-Seance. But the modern age has wraught a whole new batch of dubious… » 11/18/09 5:20pm 11/18/09 5:20pm

"Self-Reflection": A Bizarre & Macabre Short Story, Brought To You By …

The hefty September issue of Vogue » 8/18/08 1:40pm 8/18/08 1:40pm has a photo spread titled "Self-Reflection," shot by Steven Klein, which appears to be a vivid, Poe or without words. Such a shame to have an illustrated tale without the text! Since concocting fantastical scenarios is one of the things I like to do best, you'll find that I have…

Valentino In Vogue: Models With Ennui Playing Invisible Croquet

The January Vogue is on stands now and boooooyyyy are there some goodies within its emaciated 190-pages! (For starters: "The New Safari", lots of rich people, and Kate Hudson, all of which Moe and I will blog about on Monday). But what initially caught our eye was a strange, six-page, front-of-book ad campaign for… » 12/28/07 1:00pm 12/28/07 1:00pm