Books

Ho Ho Holmes: The Perfect Bookish Gifts for Literary Characters

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It’s that time of year! The time of year, that is, when you feel the guilt of asking how can I know him/her so well and yet can’t think of a single thing to give them as a gift???

While I can’t really help you there, I do know that books tend to be great gifts for all kinds of people — literary people included. Here are some books that you might give back to your favorite literary characters, then, to thank them for the gift of their existence! Continue reading “Ho Ho Holmes: The Perfect Bookish Gifts for Literary Characters”

Music

Silent Night: A Creepy Classical Version

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Christmas continues to approach, and what better way to celebrate than with some Christmas music? But not just any Christmas music…behold, the classical composer Alfred Schnittke’s rendition of “Silent Night” for violin and piano:

What starts out as a relatively simple, beautiful version of the carol starts to become unhinged towards the end of the first Continue reading “Silent Night: A Creepy Classical Version”