Friday, February 22, 2013

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 2:39 PM, February 22, 2013 Anonymous Kathie had this to say...

Most famously, Gorey's intro for PBS "Mystery." And don't miss Google's homepage homage today, either!


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