Awesome Photos of Writers Hanging Out Together on Flavorwire
Charles Gatewood-William S. Burroughs and Dream Machine
William S. Burroughs
Marcel Proust playing air-guitar with a tennis racket on the opening day of Wimbledon, 1892 (via)
William Butler Yeats,
by Alice Boughton
You had me at “Agatha Christie, surfer.”
Mystery writer Agatha Christie with her surf board “Fred” in 1922. She was one of the earliest Britons to master stand-up surfing while visiting Hawaii. (via Retronaut)
H. L. Mencken Uncredited and Undated Photograph
“Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” H. L. Mencken, “A Mencken Chrestomathy” 1949
Ain’t no party like a Hemingway party cuz a Hemingway party don’t stop.
Who’s this lovely Victorian lady? Why that’s F. Scott Fitzgerald in drag
The photos were taken in 1916 to help promote The Evil Eye at Princeton’s Triangle Club. Fitzgerald was in his third year at Princeton when the musical-comedy troupe performed the bawdy lyrics penned by the future Great Gatsby writer. In a review of his performance, the Times referred to Fitzgerald as “the most beautiful” girl in the whole production.
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