Friday finds


This beautiful thing, partly inspired by this, played a major role in this, and in this, and especially in this. Perhaps you’d like to go on a walking tour

Moscow’s new Metro station will feature Florentine-style mosaics depicting scenes from the works of Fyodor Dostoevsky — including, one presumes, Notes from Underground.

Two great tastes that taste great together: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and flesh-eating zombies. And look, the subject of zombies takes us from Austen to Austin.

The spirit of Monty Python lives on.

The Columbia Journalism Review has launched Page Views, an online book review site that supplements its already hefty dead tree section.

The big guy probably never slept here, but does that stop real estate agents? I ask you.

Benjamin Moser is the successor to the late John Leonard as the “New Books” columnist at Harper’s. Who is Benjamin Moser? The answer is here.

From art-rocker Robert Fripp to hip-hopper Flavor Flav — how many degrees of separation?

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3 thoughts on “Friday finds

  1. Fred Kiesche says:

    “Demon with a Glass Hand”, one of my all-time favorite episodes. I’m still annoyed that Ellison never did his long ago promised novel based on it.

  2. le0pard13 says:

    I agree with commenter Fred–Demon… is one of the best written episodes in the Outer Limits series. As a child, that setting in the Bradbury haunted me for ages, and made me seek out that location years later (since I happen to live in L.A.).

  3. Steven Hart says:

    It’s certainly one of the best-written TV scripts of the period. It puts the rest of second season of The Outer Limits to shame.

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