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Kind of cool — there are still Bible salesmen

July 6th, 2010

Salesman_mayslesOkay, Bible salespeople, but “salesman” sounds more classic. Oxford University Press has advertised an opening for a full-time sales associate for Bibles.  It reminds me of the 1968 Maysles film, Salesman.

Here’s a video introduction to the documentary: “The Rabbit is a very impulsive guy…”

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Oxford University Press on the Origins of Tintin

November 25th, 2009

HergeHergé said the idea for Tintin “came to me . . .  in five minutes.”

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