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Topic: William S. Burroughs
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 6:20:45 AM
One of his tomes gave its name to a very decent jazz rock band who appeared at the proms.

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: Boredom: What is it?
Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 4:32:41 AM
Daemon wrote:
Boredom: What is it?

Boredom is a condition that has been described by psychologists as arising not from a lack of things to do but from an inability to latch on mentally to a specific activity. Often viewed as a trivial nuisance to be escaped by sleeping, daydreaming, or participating in a new activity, it has been linked to a range of psychological, educational, and social problems. The first recorded use of the word "boredom" is in Dickens's Bleak House, written in 1852. What are the 3 types of boredom? More...




Where's KSPavan when you need him?

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: F for Fake
Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017 5:25:53 AM
KSPavan wrote:
Article of the Day
F for Fake
F for Fake (1974) is the last major film completed by Orson Welles. It is a brilliantly edited investigation of the nature of authorship and authenticity, incorporating the story of professional art forger Elmyr de Hory, Clifford Irving's fabricated biography of Howard Hughes, and Welles's personal reflections on his infamous broadcast of The War of the Worlds. Early in the film, Welles vows that everything seen in the next hour will be true.





Is this a fake quote?

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: like a chicken with the pip
Posted: Monday, October 09, 2017 5:23:58 AM
KSPavan wrote:
Idiom of the Day
like a chicken with the pip — In low spirits; in a weak or sickened state or manner.


All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: Conjunctive Adverbs in the Middle of the Second Clause
Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017 4:50:02 AM
KSPavan wrote:
Daily Grammar Lesson
Conjunctive Adverbs in the Middle of the Second Clause
Conjunctive adverbs must appear in the second of the two clauses that are connected. While they often appear at the beginning of the second clause, they can actually be moved around within it.



The main thing is to avoid repetition.

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: Scientists just discovered the first brainless animal that sleeps
Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5:22:09 AM
Sweet dreams

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: The air of ideas is the only air worth breathing.
Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017 5:13:52 AM
You're not breathing any more Edith.

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: Clayton Moore (1914)
Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:43:43 AM
I think I remember an episode where his captor was cross-examining him to try and discover his true identity when all he needed to do was remove the mask. Such is fiction.

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: jesus'
Posted: Saturday, September 02, 2017 7:03:52 AM
If you eat too much yeast you will explode.

All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst
Topic: My last page is always latent in my first; but the intervening windings of the way become clear only as I write.
Posted: Saturday, September 02, 2017 6:59:31 AM
Daemon wrote:
My last page is always latent in my first; but the intervening windings of the way become clear only as I write.

Edith Wharton (1862-1937)


Either seek help or stop writing.



All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst

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