“The door opened all the way. The man in the dusty bathrobe was short, with iron-gray hair and craggy features. He wore gray pinstripe pants, shiny from age, and slippers. He held an unfiltered cigarette with square-tipped fingers, sucking the tip while keeping it cupped in his fist—like a convict, thought Shadow, or a soldier. […] His hands were rough and callused, and the tips of his fingers were as yellow as if they had been dipped in iodine.”
American Gods just gets better with a re-read. And I must admit my cultural bias.
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One of my favourite short stories by Neil Gaiman. Go read it now if you haven’t read it already.
Adapted for the stage from the short story by Neil Gaiman, “Snow, Glass, Apples” explores an alternative version of the traditional Snow White myth.
For the record, there are no paintings of “The Lactation of Saint Bernard” that are not weird. Here are more.
The Lactation of St. Bernard
Mary seriously needs to work on her aim, though Shrunken Head Christ certainly isn’t helping.
Everything in this post is crazy awesome. Neil Gaiman’s commentary, the website he linked to (www.art-breastfeeding.com, seriously why does this even exist) and the fact that there’s a whole tumblr dedicated to the fact that no one ever seems to be able to properly paint a baby.
Beautiful Libraries → Neil Gaiman’s Personal Library (The Basement, Neil Gaiman’s Home)
Take the 3D tour here.
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When can I move in?
How, ok, how did I miss this?
ADLHK ADG TERRY JONES IS DOING THIS? IT’LL BE AMAZING I LOVE THAT MAN.
Let me get this straight. There’s going to be an HBO-production of American Gods and a 4-part series of Good Omens directed by Terry Jones?
Goodbye cruel world, hello full-time fangirling!