Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Happy Birthday, Edward

Sophia fleeing school
Born today in 1925, in Chicago, Edward Gorey, master of the disturbingly macabre illustration and story.
I definitely recommend you read his three Amphigorey collections.

books. cats. life is sweet.The "life is sweet" sweatshirt gets a lot of grins and compliments.

Here's a fan animation of the Ghastlycrumb Tinies.

And by all means, take this quiz: Which Horrible (Edward) Gorey Death will you die?

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At 9:08 AM, February 22, 2012 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...

Arguably, Gorey's most widely known work is the animation for the opening of "Mystery" on PBS.


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