Evaluating The Wit and Wisdom of H.L. Mencken

Column by Joshua Isard September 15, 2020
Parsing the style and substance of the cultural critic, H.L. Mencken. Does it hold up to modern scrutiny?

The Ancient Universal Truths of Confucius on What is Likely His Birthday

Column by Jessica Marie Baumgartner
Universal truths are what every writer seeks, and Confucius specialized in them.
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Extensive Research Reveals Hemingway Probably Didn't Write Famous 'Six Word Story'

News by Christopher Shultz January 31, 2013
It's a classic example of good flash fiction, but who actualy wrote it? Some say Ernest Hemingway, but the Quote Investigator begs to differ.
Book Quote Vending Machine

Taiwanese Designer Invents A Book Quote Vending Machine

News by Kimberly Turner October 15, 2012
Designer Alice Wang has invented a literary vending machine that dispenses book quotes instead of chips, candy, or soda. What would you rather spend your spare change on?