Risk of ending Q3 with too much money and product on hand; need to get rid of at least half their reserves before November 1st A Christmas Carol-style…
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And if there were only some way of contriving that a state or an army should be made up of lovers and their beloveds, they would be the very best…
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“Hey man. I’m really sorry there was a bag in the road the other day, where there isn’t normally a bag.” “I’m so sorry the kitchen floor is made of…
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Based solely on Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda, George Eliot’s personal ranking of womanly beauty goes something like this:
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Depending on the restaurant you’re working for, your shift meal is either free or half-off, usually from a limited version of the regular menu, that you…
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If planned: I really must do something for the villagers…they are so faithful, so simple, so charmingly dishonest…they adore me of course, and are for…
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Previously in Medieval Times coverage: I grew up in two of the great Medieval Times strongholds during their glory days, first California’s San…
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For something like three years I had the 1st Dibs page for Gore Vidal’s “Personal Victorian Walnut Writing Desk” bookmarked, and for every few months or…
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It’s been nine years (!) since V.C. Andrews day on The Toast, so now’s as good a time as any to re-visit the classics: Robin Wasserman’s interview with…
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It always amazes me when someone remembers enough about their childhood to discuss it in real detail. Lately I’ve been reading Angela Thirkell’s…
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Lately my Facebook feed has taken to showing me these fraudulent little puzzle-videos that are hardly videos at all, just static, five-second clips of a…
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Previously in this series: Lines from John Banville’s Wikipedia Page I Wish Were About Me. The “Junior Heritage Club,” an old division of George Macy’s…
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