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Papal Abdication: A Potpourri of Popery

March 8, 2013 | by

Mike Duncan is studying public history at Southwest Texas State, in Austin, and is currently at work on an historical marker for Warner Brothers cartoonist Tex Avery.

Jason Novak works at a grocery store in Berkeley, California, and changes diapers in his spare time.



On the Shelf

July 6, 2011 | by

Photograph by Michael Stravato.

A cultural news roundup.

  • Artist Cy Twombly died this week at eighty-three.
  • Newly revealed letters point to the existence of unpublished Salinger manuscripts.
  • People do, in fact, give a damn about an Oxford comma.
  • The best party game of all time gets its due.
  • Hemingway's remains one of the iconic American deaths. He has come close to being remembered as much for his death as for his work, a terrible fate for a writer.”
  • Penguin launches an app.
  • For the first time, documents from the Vatican’s secret archives will go on view.
  • Hang onto those proofs!
  • When they’re good, they're very, very good: the Mobys celebrate the best and worst in book trailers.
  • “You should not have idle hands, you should always be working. All your life.” And other words of wisdom from Chekhov.
  • No rabbits were harmed in the making of As You Like It.