Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Happy Tuesday, everyone! I’ll be on vacation for part of this week and next, so posting will be erratic and theme-free. Regular posting resumes June 13th.

Burying the forgotten among us is an invisible (but weighty) responsibility. Here’s a look at one man who handles the job. 

Related, in a way, is the job of identifying John and Jane Does who are found dead. I had not heard of NAMUS before.

In sunnier news, Bill Lucey discovers the best places to read this summer. 

William T. Horton was an illustrator and a contemporary of Aubrey Beardsley, but few have heard of him. This is a shame, because his art is stark and spooky and beautiful. Go and learn!

No comments: