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Books

An Illustrated Guide to Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, 60 Years Later

On the 60th anniversary of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, we're taking an illustrated look back at its major players, from Allen Ginsberg to Neal Cassady.

Quotes

Apocalypse Now (Please): 16 Quotes in Anticipation of Judgment Day

Friedrich Nietzsche, The Anti-Christ, 1895 “One must not let oneself be misled: they say ‘Judge not!’ but they send to Hell everything that stands in their way.” Harper Lee, To

Quotes

Why You Should Stop Sharing That Burroughs Quote About Gun Control

Every time a mass-shooting occurs, a quote from William S. Burroughs starts making the rounds, and no one seems to notice the dark irony that shadows it.

Quotes

It Means What It Says: Samuel Beckett and 8 Other Quotable Absurdists

"The sun shone," Samuel Beckett writes, "having no alternative, on the nothing new." For more absurdist quotes that challenge human awareness, read on.

Quotes

Reader of the Absurd: 9 Author Quotes on the Madness of Life

Humor is the quintessentially human antidote to despair. For Absurdity Day, laugh along to these 9 author quotes on the madness of life.

Culture

Margaret Atwood's 'ChickieNobs' Already a Reality? Snopes Says No

We're serving up ChickieNobs, beard transplants, a Judy Garland offspring reunion, and Professor William S. Burroughs in today's roundup.