I Love the Works of Edward Gorey

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    Not Too Shabby

    I've said elsewhere that I love to read cute little nonsense books - E. Gorey's have got to be the best.  His illustrations are awesome.  He's someone I would have loved to meet in person. Link to the Gorey website: http://www.goreystore.com/  
    noexcuses noexcuses
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2007

    The Unstrung Harp

    One of the best books on writer's block ever.
    maninthemacintosh maninthemacintosh
    26-30, M
    Nov 22, 2007

    So Much So, That...

    I have an Edward Gorey themed tattoo on my right arm. I found a copy of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats at a flea market. I'd never heard of it but recognized Gorey's illustrations right away. I bought it and had it for a while. All of my tattoos have been pretty impulsive. I...
    trashbag trashbag
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2012

    Nine Inch Nails

    Just this past summer I watched the music video for Nine Inch Nail's "Perfect Drug." It had been a long long time since I saw it last. At any rate, it occurred to me that the entire video is a visual quote of Edward Gorey's corpus of work. Featured in the video were...
    HistoryGuy HistoryGuy
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2008


    I first noticed his works on Mystery theater. a pbs show back in the seventies. (i don't know if it's on any more...i'll have to check) But I began collecting prints of his works. i even have this coffee mug than when it gets hot the picture 'changes' so you see it as very plain...
    Tzech Tzech
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jul 26, 2008
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