Charlie Chaplain & A Very Important Speech →
I have a theory that Republicans are Daleks in...
bankston: But seriously, who else is as determined to destroy every trace of life that is not like them? Who else would build a Reality Bomb to destroy reality itself? I just think it’s funny…
A Portrait of the Artist as a Cranky Old Man:...
The Globe and Mail: A lot of children’s literature is very didactic …
Maurice Sendak: Yes, teaching them brotherhood or whatever they’re teaching. Let’s go on a trip with daddy, let’s try not to hit mommy today. There are lots of good subjects.
The Globe and Mail: So you’re not going to disavow that part of the work?
Maurice Sendak: No, I can’t. But I cannot honestly answer the question “Why do you write books for children?” I do not set out to do that. I write something and if I like it, I do something with it. And if I don’t like it, it ends up in a drawer with lots of other things I wrote that I don’t like. This character got under my skin and I can’t tell you why, because the situation in my life was immensely grown-up, terribly grown-up.
Bull fighting is bull
And Barcelona, Spain has BANNED IT!!! Thank you, Barcelona!