Meet The Man Whose Double Life Inspired Dr. Jekyll And Mr Hyde
The two-faced maniac was actually based on a real person.
The Murderous Origins Of The Oxford English Dictionary
A key contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary was actually a murderer who was serving a life sentence at an insane asylum.
8 Infamous Recluses Who Vanished From The Spotlight
Step inside the private lives of 8 artists and entertainers who kept the whole world at bay.
Too Many Harry Potter Fans Are Buying Owls As Pets And Conservationists Are Worried
A new study found that sales of owls, an endangered species, have skyrocketed since the books and movies premiered.
Hemingway’s Rediscovered Letters to his High School Crush Reveal a New Side to the Macho Author
Letters from a 19-year-old Hemingway show the future Nobel laureate trying to make a girl jealous.
Ernest Hemingway Was A Soviet Spy, Ex-CIA Author’s New Book Claims
According to one former Marine and CIA officer, Ernest Hemingway worked for both US and USSR intelligence during and after World War II.
21 Images Of Hunter S. Thompson, The Gonzo Writer Too Weird For This Planet
"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."
Quirky Traits Of Your Favorite Artists
It takes some serious eccentricity to produce timeless works of art.
35 Images That Capture The Beatniks’ Heyday In New York City
"Like, man, if you’re beat, where else is there to go but Greenwich Village, Earth? Like, it’s Endsville, man, you dig?"
Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Win Nobel Prize For Literature
Today, Bob Dylan was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” This award will now have to find room on Dylan’s mantelpiece next to his Golden Globe, Academy Award, Pulitzer, Presidential Medal of Freedom as well as his 12 Grammys....
15 Lesser-Known Kurt Vonnegut Facts That’ll Fascinate Literature Buffs
The life of the acclaimed Slaughterhouse-Five author was as rich as his fictional works.