This is no Cigar

Martin Gardner wrote in his Annotated Snark (1962, MG064) about Henry Holiday’s almost surreal illustration: […] Thousands of readers must have glanced at this drawing without noticing (though they may have shivered with subliminal perception) the huge, almost transparent head of the Baker, abject terror on his features, as a gigantic beak (or is it … Continue reading “This is no Cigar”

Nose is a Nose is a Nose

More links related to my Snark article in the Knight Letter (ISSN 0193-886X) of the LCSNA, Fall 2017, № 99: The article is online in academia.edu and also here in snrk.de (with permission of the Knight Letter editors). As a bonus, four additional images have been attached to that online version of the article. Mahendra … Continue reading “Nose is a Nose is a Nose”