Proust wrote catelog descriptions of things. Invaluable.
Moby Dick – Herman Melville
The quotes and lists of all things whale. Building blocks of inquiry.
Big Sur – Jack Kerouac
Grocery list of standard fare. Perfect for research regarding that time.
Plagiarism as patchwork quilt of dreams, literature, and subjective memory.
Hunter S. Thompson
Clown Prince of journalism.
Virgil Kay is the Editor of Fowlpox Press and hosts the podcast Ragtime Bijou.