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A Quick Depressing Fairy Tale

A Quick Depressing Fairy Tale

“The Ungrateful Son”, from the brothers Grimm, found in Lewis Hyde’s The Gift: Once a man and his wife were sitting outside the front door with a roast chicken before them which they were going to eat between them. Then the man saw his old father coming along and quickly took the chicken and hid […]

Repost: Fathers, Sons, and the Reformation, Part II

Repost: Fathers, Sons, and the Reformation, Part II

“…Go forth into the world, there thou wilt learn what poverty is. But as thou hast not a bad heart, and as I mean well by thee, there is one thing I will grant thee; if thou fallest into any difficulty, come to the forest and cry, “Iron John,” and then I will come and […]

Fathers, Sons, and the Reformation Part II

Fathers, Sons, and the Reformation Part II

“…Go forth into the world, there thou wilt learn what poverty is. But as thou hast not a bad heart, and as I mean well by thee, there is one thing I will grant thee; if thou fallest into any difficulty, come to the forest and cry, “Iron John,” and then I will come and […]

Pearls Before Swine

Pearls Before Swine

Below is a post from our good friend Lauren Larkin. Enjoy! (click here to see the bigger cartoon.) I simply love this cartoon. It wasn’t until late last year (2007) that I happened to read “Pearls Before Swine” and fell in love with it instantly. How could you not? Stephan Pastis is brilliant. Here, in […]