There is A Joke In Here About A Certain Kind of Great American Novelist …

… who leaves home to see the world and writes about what he sees.


‘In den Zillertaler Alpen’ is a series of paintings by Hank Schmidt in der Beek, where he  stands in nature surrounded by mountain scenery and paints the pattern of his shirt on canvas.

“An Interest in Women”

If you have a spare ten minutes, this is a fascinating historical portrait  about the New Orleans Red Light District (known as Storyville) and two brothers, a priest and a photographer, who were immersed in it:

By Michael Pasquier over at Killing the Buddha