So the internet’s not working at home this week, which has put a major cramp on my blogging. But I don’t care! Because a) the Sharks beat the Kings in the first round and b) someone has done this: There are more, but this should be enough to get you started. ISN’T THIS THE BEST … More Oscar goes to the shore
This is a closeup of one of my bookcases and it pretty much defines me as a person.
Wilde Wednesdays have kind of fallen by the wayside, BUT I AM GOING TO BRING THEM BACK. STARTING NOW. With one of my favorite pieces of writing ever in the world, the preface to the Picture of Dorian Gray. I truly love this. The artist is the creator of beautiful things. All art is quite … More Wilde Wednesday: Preface to Dorian Gray
Aubrey Beardsley illustrated Oscar Wilde’s Salome, creating one of my favorite books ever because omg Beardsley is a genius illustrator. However—and perhaps not surprisingly—the two ended up not getting along very well. Wilde complained about the art, and in retaliation Beardsley drew this cartoon, responding to Wilde’s claim that he never did any research. Why … More it’s a wiiiiilde wednesday!!
April 1891 To Arthur Conan Doyle Between me and life there is a mist of words always. I throw probability out of the window for the sake of a phrase, and the chance of an epigram makes me desert truth. Still I do aim at making a work of art, and I am really delighted … More another Wilde Wednesday
Hey hey they say it’s your birthday… “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
Busy busy busy day, so today’s Wilde Wednesday is going to be a brief excerpt. From Act I of An Ideal Husband, one of my favorite Wilde characters is confronted by his father at a party… LORD CAVERSHAM Well, sir! What are you doing here? Wasting your life as usual! You should be in bed, … More it’s a Wilde Wednesday!
So I have come to realize that there has been a major oversight in my blogging. I have not yet—or barely—touched on one of my favorite subjects: Oscar Wilde. This man: Oh, the hotness. So I am going to institute a new feature here at Gracetopia. Yes, you guessed it: Wilde Wednesdays! Why Wednesday? Because … More Introducing…