14 Dec 18

About 10 years ago, Heye had a series of four 1000 piece puzzles with historical portraits. I tried a bit of Googling, but couldn’t find any information (such as year of release) about them. I have to say I don’t remember much about these, but I must have enjoyed them as I completed the whole […]

13 Dec 18

“Blue Christmas” is a Christmas song written by Billy Hayes and Jay W. Johnson. It is a tale of unrequited love during the holidays and is a longstanding staple of Christmas music, especially in the country genre. The song was first recorded by Doye O’Dell in 1948,[3] and was popularized the following year in three […]

12 Dec 18
Scott Ault

This was a paper I had written for my film rhetoric class nearly a year and a half ago. I just found it. The Dark Culture Rises What happens when the inmates run the asylum? This question has been asked for a long time, and one film that really examines the possibility of this is […]

11 Dec 18
Discursive Drummer's Auditory Expedition

Of all the melancholic Christmas tunes out there, this one has to be the most famous. With the King’s voice, being one of the most recognizable in music history, paired with a perfect genre with Christmas flare, this song is still a Christmas classic among many different demographics. I remember this playing at my Grandparents’ […]

09 Dec 18

Alan Watts about… … enlightenment It is a special kind of enlightenment to have this feeling that the usual, the way things normally are, is odd – uncanny and highly improbable. … birth We do not “come into” this world; we come out of it, as leaves from a tree. As the ocean “waves”, the […]

09 Dec 18


venusverticordias: Florinda (detail) 1853. Franz Xaver Winterhalter

07 Dec 18
Flash Flood Typist

How did I not realize until today that Two Steps from Hell has a Christmas medley?   That said – we’ve discussed “White Christmas”, now let’s talk about Blue Christmas! The song was first recorded by Doye O’Dell in 1948,[3] and was popularized the following year in three separate recordings: one by country artist Ernest Tubb, one by […]

03 Dec 18

Baron Louis Marie Baptiste Atthalin (22 June 1784 – 3 September 1856) is all but forgotten today. In mid 19th century France he was an incredible phenomenon.  A dashing, aristocratic polymath, Atthalin combined being an accomplished artist, watercolourist and lithographer with a long distiguished military and political career. He began his soldiering at 22, fighting […]

01 Dec 18

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winterhalters: asoiaf AU: Sansa, as the “only” remaining Stark, claims Winterfell and the North. She lives a quiet life alongside her husband, Patrek Mallister, and builds her own family as Queen in the North; however, her dark past quickly gives birth to her very own legend.  Source: winterhalters

30 Nov 18

Blog Tester

hutchj: meanmediummode: winterhalters: 3 hours of sleep: I’m exhausted 8 hours of sleep: I’m exhausted 16 hours of sleep: I’m exhausted That’s depression babe!

29 Nov 18

Inner Ramblings Unleash

english-history-trip: lesfressange:                                       Atelier de Lesfressange (Series XX) 1. George Romney, Portrait of Lady Anne Barbara Russell 1780  2. Mrs. Marinus Willett and Her Son Marinus Jr., c.1802 by John Vanderlyn  3. Mrs Benjamin West II with her son Benjamin West III (1805) by Benjamin West 4. 1810-1812 Jane, Lady Orde and her daughter Anna […]

29 Nov 18

We're Alive Somewhere Else

nellgwyne:  ↳hands in art William-Adolphe Bouguereau | Edouard Bisson | François Boucher | Franz Xaver Winterhalter | Guerin Pierre Narcisse 

28 Nov 18
Ed B on Sports

Anna Kendrick From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anna Kendrick Kendrick at Geffen’s Fundraiser in March 2014 Born (1985-08-09) August 9, 1985 (age 33) Portland, Maine, United States Residence Los Angeles, California Education Deering High School Occupation Actress, singer, author Years active 1998–present Anna Kendrick (born August 9, 1985) is an American actress and singer. She began her […]

28 Nov 18

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womeninarthistory: Princess Charlotte of Belgium, 1848, Franz Xaver Winterhalter  

28 Nov 18


hutchj: meanmediummode: winterhalters: 3 hours of sleep: I’m exhausted 8 hours of sleep: I’m exhausted 16 hours of sleep: I’m exhausted That’s depression babe!

27 Nov 18


history-of-fashion: 1839 Attr. to Franz Xaver Winterhalter – Louis-Charles-Philippe-Raphael d’Orleans, duc de Nemours Source: history-of-fashion