Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
From Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. More coming. Coffee.
From the play “Money” in Bulwer’s Works Volume IX: Dramatic Works, Peter Fenelon Collier, Publisher, 1892 (p.232) Please sit down. There is a used bookstore in Starkvegas that I did not know about until recently. I was excited to learn this because my rate of crappy old book acquisition has fallen precipitously since Danny resigned
I know it’s a bookstore price, but still, it’s the most expensive book I’ve ever seen in a book store. $3500 for the two volume set. It was under glass so I wasn’t able to see the dates. Vols. II-IV are Engles works, not Marx’s. BUT STILL!! $3500. That’s enough money to make fucking Marx
“Lights of Other Days” by John Frederick Peto (1854-1907), from The Beauty of America in Great American Art (MCMLXV– that’s 1965 for those who don’t do Roman numerals); image from Art Institute Chicago. The other day, when I told the story of the Libertarian washing machine, faithful reader Suek commented with these thoughts on light bulbs,