The Curious Sofa is a classic book by Edward Gorey, published under the pen name Ogdred Weary (an anagram). The book is a “pornographic illustrated. The Curious Sofa: A Pornographic Work by Ogdred Weary [Ogdred Weary] on The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey Hardcover $ Curious. 2 graphic a porno- work by. Ogdred. Weary. Page 2. TME. CURIOUS SOFA. Ogared Weary by. Harcourt Brace & Company. New York San Diego.

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Crass commercialism and some surprisingly useful promotional material. Out With The Old A recent interview re: Oct 22, Sally rated it liked it. My Sister, the Serial Killer: I innocently picked it up at the tender cuirous of 5 or 6 it was lying around at someone’s place for some reasonnot knowing what the P word meant yet and I skimmed through the book as though it edwqrd a REAL children’s book.

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Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba. Tapi bisa tidak disebut forey ya? Subscribe To Posts Atom. Labels albondocani press 1 book by Gorey christmas 32 collectibles 3 exhibitions 61 fantod press 4 illustrated by Gorey 94 limited edition 12 magazine 42 miscellaneous original art postcard 7 poster 5 prints 35 reference 5 stuffed doll 16 theater and ballet Gorey would come up with numerous pen names based on the letters of his name. Subscribe To Posts Atom.


The Curious Sofa

Gorey’s books are tiny, strange illustrated books that look like relics of the nineteenth century. Lists with This Book. She spent five years covering video game development in both San Francisco and London, examining the art, science, and business of the industry, and in was named one of the top most influential women in the game industry.

I read that Edward was poking fun of the Story of O with this. One of his step-mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role gorry the classic film Casablanca.

His senior thesis was a short film on the culture of comic books.

This is for mature audiences. Posted by Geoff Klock at 4: You must own this, I say! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Love Train for the Tenebrous Empire. Nov 11, Jesse rated it really liked it Shelves: He is brilliant and doing things others weren’t doing in the 50s and 60s.

Sep cyrious, Solomon rated it it was amazing. Not to say I went into this thinking it would turn me on It is in no way pornographic, or even “erotica,” though sexual acts are referred to throughout hilariously–if hilarious for you might include a droll Victorian tone and cadence; for instance, “Alice was eating grapes in the park, when Herbert, an extremely well-endowed young man, introduced himself to her.


According to reviews, there is nothing overtly sexual in the illustrations, although innuendos and strategically deployed urns and tree branches abound. Yes, the drawings are simple, fhe. There are some great innuendo’s in here.

Three events this week He discusses this book with curious interviewers in various settings, and makes it clear he was just having fun, making jokes. New vid from the people who did “Washington”.

edwaard Playing for Change’s “Stand By Me”. The Curious Sofa or, say, Sam Cooke is a good example of implicit content: It was so hilariously, deliciously demented. Dec 29, Amy Other Amy rated it it was ok Shelves: Once again, I have several editions of this title in my collection.