Literary Buzzword: Whales

Proof: 1.  Matt Kish and his Zak Smithesque project to draw a picture for every page of Moby-Dick. 2.  The Whale by Philip Hoare 3.  The poem in this weeks New Yorker by Robert Pinsky: “Whale” 4.  Bands naming themselves after Melville’s masterpiece. Will Tilikum going on a murder spree have any effect on this trend?  I’m not sure.

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