Journalists & publicists.
Skeletons smoke cigars while attending a dinner party in London, England, 1865
"Tomaselli’s use of unconventional material, mixed with his fearless taste for the controversial, makes him a modern art aficionado’s dream, a perfect example of the beauty that can be created from something that millions of people throw in the trash each day."—The Michigan Daily
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Bela Lugosi for Mark of the Vampire, 1935
HBD to one of the best vamps ever.
Writing can be a daunting task: the blank page staring back at you, the search for inspiration. Over the years, NYPL has spoken to dozens of notable authors who have faced this challenge and created something extraordinary. On National Day on Writing, we’ve collected the best bits of writing advice from our most beloved guests, including Zadie Smith, Toni Morrison, and Cheryl Strayed.
I SHALL PLAY YOU THE SONG OF MY PEOPLE.