April 19, 2015

My camera is named Kermit. Yesterday when I was filming with Max, his sister Opal and Mom, Allison, they gave Kermit some googley eyes to match. I might be biased but I think he looks quite handsome.

April 17, 2015

The “very stately and magnifick” imaginary library invented by Alcofribas Nasier (an anagram of François Rabelais) was called St. Victor, and found in Paris. Some of the imaginary works it contained were:

  • The pomegranite of vice

  • The trevet of good thoughts

  • ...

April 11, 2015

Every year, over the course of a weekend, San Francisco’s Civic Center is transformed into a giant playground. Except this playground is for children of all ages who’ve hit the streets to take part in San Francisco’s Come Out & Play Festival. Sandwiched between the lib...

April 11, 2015

In the poem, “Oatmeal,” Kinnell tells how he livens up a lonely breakfast. He invites the famous, but long-dead poet John Keats to share some imaginary conversation over porridge. There must be something about oatmeal that cries out for embellishment. Poet and writer R...

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