A cultural "omniblog" covering matters literary as well as theatrical, musical, historical, cinematic(al), etc.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Quote of the Day (Mark Twain, on Government and ‘Artistic Villainy’)
"The government of my country snubs honest
simplicity, but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have developed
into a very capable pickpocket if I had remained in the public service a year
or two." — Mark Twain, Roughing It (1872)
I'm a librarian (no, NOT a "cybrarian" or "information scientist" or any of the other trendy terms the profession has come up with), as well as a freelance writer/researcher; my political leanings are contrarian, much to the dismay of friends on the left and right, and so I will give anyone looking for my vote exactly what they deserve -- the back of my hand