Władziu Valentino Liberace (1919 - 1987) Pianist and entertainer. Appeared in a brief 15 minute program on NBC in 1952, a syndicated 30 minute program from 1953 - 1955 and another 30 minute daytime program on ABC from 1958-1959. He was also regular guest on many variety programs of the period.
“began work on Traité complet de l’anatomie de l’homme comprenant la médecine operatoire, a masterpiece on human anatomy that was published in eight volumes.
Bourgery worked on the atlas until his death in 1849, with the last volume being published posthumously. The finished work contained 2108 pages of folio-sized text and 726 hand-colored lithographs. The illustrative work was performed by Nicolas-Henri Jacob (1782–1871), who was a student of famed painter Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825).
"The first five volumes of Traité complet de l’anatomie de l’homme dealt with descriptive anatomy; volumes six and seven covered surgical anatomy; and the last volume discussed general and philosophical anatomy. It is considered to be one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated anatomical works ever published.”
"Wouldn’t it be great if instead of Frank Underwood, Kevin Spacey’s character on House of Cards it was Christopher Guest as Harlan Pepper? He would turn to the camera and would start naming nuts."
— Amy G. has been typing transcripts of HWYW and I’m in awe of her. It’s like she’s showing me how much I’ve written in the past few years, by writing it out for me. Bless and keep her. (via julieklausner)
While there is a lot of appropriate rage about Ferguson right now, the killing of John Crawford, III is getting less attention than it deserves. I put Shaun King’s tweets and history lesson on the matter in chronological order for easier consumption.