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Probably Not the Brontës, and Other News

A collector named Seamus Molloy thinks this photo is of the Brontë sisters.Today in pictures of the Brontë sisters that are probably actually not pictures of ...

July 30, 2015 08:01 AM

The Square Root of Two

Joaquin Agrasot y Juan, Las Dos Amigas, 1866 It’s late, and you’re still awake. Allow us to help with Sleep Aid, a series devoted to curing insomnia with ...

July 30, 2015 12:01 AM

Alcoholism—What a Hoot!

A lobby card for Good Old Soak, one of two films based on Marquis’s character.Don Marquis, an early twentieth-century humorist, had an almost Disney-like ...

July 29, 2015 05:06 PM

On Paul Metcalf’s Genoa

Metcalf’s “poeticized collage” reckons with his great-grandfather, Herman Melville. Paul MetcalfIt is extremely rare, these days, to encounter ...

July 29, 2015 11:30 AM

The Original One-percenters, and Other News

A screenshot from PBS’s Blank on Blank, animated by Patrick Smith.“You get a tremendous boot out of what the Angels call ‘screwing it on,’ taking a big ...

July 29, 2015 08:39 AM

The Clear Movie-Theater Dark

From the cover of Issue 53, by Louis Cane.Happy eighty-eighth to John Ashbery. Many of his poems from the Review are available online, but I wanted to share a ...

July 28, 2015 04:43 PM