That Time Ernest Hemingway Described His Ideal Bro Paradise

In between comparing dicks and boozing it up around Paris, Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald found time to write letters to each other (Hemingway’s letters were basically telegrams and Fitzgerald’s reeked of booze and cigarettes). Sometimes, they exchanged idle gossip, but other times, as is evident in a letter… » 10/06/13 3:45pm 10/06/13 3:45pm

Scrapbook Reveals That Hemingway’s Mom Was Kind of a Helicopter Parent

Ernest Hemingway strove to have courage. Not the courage of the boxer, though he did box, nor the courage of the football-player, though he did football. Ernest strove for the courage to please his mother, which is the noblest and bravest and most courageous of all the courages a Man can strive for. And Ernest… » 7/21/13 2:30pm 7/21/13 2:30pm

Freeloading Kitty-Cats Living Large Off YOUR Tax Dollars in Their…

How about a change of pace? Ahem. You make me sick, you lazy socialist kitty-cats! Just lounging around Ernest Hemingway's Key West museum compound, having six toes and getting fat on government-subsidized Meow Mix like hardworking Real Americans owe you a living. Not in my America! In my America it's time for you to… » 12/14/12 3:45pm 12/14/12 3:45pm

Paula Deen Got a Little Fresh Checking Her Husband’s Beard for Lice

In this Friday, July 20, 2012 photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Food Network personality Paula Deen, left, tugs at her husband Michael Groover's beard outside Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Groover participated in the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest during Key West's Hemingway Days festival that… » 7/22/12 3:30pm 7/22/12 3:30pm

Jane Smiley Wonders: Has Writer Jennifer Weiner Thrown In The Towel?

The inimitable Jane Smiley reviewed chick-lit doyenne Jennifer Weiner's new novel, Some Girls for the Philadelphia Inquirer over the weekend, and she wonders why the cover is so goddamn pink. "The pinkness of the novel implies to me that Weiner herself has given up seeking a wider audience, and so given up developing… » 4/08/08 5:00pm 4/08/08 5:00pm