Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Short Attention Span Philosopher #294

#294 Mary Shelley – author of Frankenstein

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Crooken Sands by Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker is best known as the author of Dracula. This is one of his short stories. An English merchant goes on holiday to Scotland with his family. He admires the traditional dress of the Highland chiefs and commissions such … Continue reading

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The Short Attention Span Philosopher #293

#293 George Santayana

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The Short Attention Span Philosopher #292

#292 Evelyn Waugh

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The Short Attention Span Philosopher #291

#291 Graham Greene

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The Speeches of Samuel Clemmons aka Mark Twain

Known the world over as Mark Twain, Samuel Clemmons was a popular public speaker and did it both for pay and pleasure. His speeches were often just for fun but could also be very pointed with humor used to drive … Continue reading

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