“The British Library has uploaded one million public domain scans from 17th-19th century books to Flickr!” (Thanks, Kate!)
Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay performs–as a boy band–the madrigal, “Come again sweet love” written by John Dowland. (thanks, alex!)
Ronnie Pontiac writes a fascinating essay on Thomas Morton, inciter of Puritans and founder of the Enlightenment Utopian experiment Ma-re Mount, “the American melting pot boiling hot” in the New World: “In May 1627 Tom decided to celebrate May Day with the locals. There would be food, drink, […]
Terry Windling recounts the history of the Ash Girl or Cinderella story from the 9th Century Yeh–hsien to the Disney film, Cinderella, based on Charles Perrault’s 1697 version.
Imprint Magazine puts Jack Kirby’s collage in an art history context.
An armorer has some suggestions about balancing functionality, character and story in “fantasy armor and lady bits.”