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The Importance of Being Earnest: Humor Writing Lodestone

Want to see what humor writing should look like? Re-visit The Importance of Being Earnest.

Let’s Talk About Ursula K. Le Guin, Oscar Wilde, and Taoism

How science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin, poet and playwright Oscar Wilde, and Lao Tzu's fundamental Taoism text, the TAO TE CHING, are all connected.

Happy Birthday, Oscar Wilde, and Thanks for the Wisdom

A Rioter celebrates Oscar Wilde quotes on his birthday.

Meet an Oscar Wilde-Themed Novelty Gastropub in New York

It's both Victorian AND Prohibition-themed.

Book Fetish: Volume 276

Bookish goodies for your literary life.

Advice for Politicians from The Picture of Dorian Gray

Lessons that politicians could learn from The Picture of Dorian Gray.

AS IF!: Literary References in Clueless

It's not just an adaptation of Emma! Clueless is packed with literary references.

10 Upcoming Biographies and Histories in 2014

You may have guessed this already but I just miiiight have a tiny obsession with history: talking about it, reading ...

Mind the Gap: The Well-Readheads on a Few Books They Haven’t Read

LH: So, my little snuggle bunny, today we’re going to discuss the gaps in our reading education by naming a ...

12 Dead Authors You Should Follow On Twitter

In an effort to preserve and/or satirize the words of great authors of yesteryear, many have set up Twitter accounts ...

Last-Minute Literary Valentines: Three Printables!

You didn’t forget Valentine’s Day there, did you, champ? Maybe you weren’t paying attention and it snuck up on you? ...

A Beginner’s Guide to Oscar Wilde

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

10 Oscar Wilde Quotes to Use During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be rough, as we all know. Whether you spend them alone or surrounded by people who ...

Interesting Texts From the Depths of the Internet

We all know about Project Gutenberg, that wonderful magical internet place full of lots and lots of public domain books, ...

Let’s Put James Franco on All the Book Covers

Last week, when presented with the As I Lay Dying movie tie-in with James Franco on the cover, the internet let ...