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James Thurber (1894)

After working at various newspapers, Thurber served on the staff of The New Yorker from 1927 to 1933 and was later a principal contributor to the magazine, publishing drawings, stories, and anecdotes of his misadventures. He is especially known for his short story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty." In 1940, his failing eyesight forced him to curtail his drawing, and by 1952 he had to give it up altogether as his blindness had become nearly total. What is said to be Thurber's last drawing? More...
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Obstreosis of the ductal tract. Tertiary.

(Walter Mitty)

A genius, in some ways, a misogynist in others.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
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Posted: Thursday, December 8, 2011 9:41:44 AM

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A very, very funny man. Thurber is well-worth reading and his drawings can be hysterically funny.
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It sounds like he was my kind of man.

Mise, tá mé lán de dea-fhortún.
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