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H. P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft

“The process of delving into the black abyss is to me the keenest form of fascination.” – H. P. Lovecraft H. P. Lovecraft Biography Born on the 20th August 1890, H. P. Lovecraft was a poet and pulp fiction writer who lived and died in near-literary obscurity and poverty.  His life was brief, filled with physical and mental illness, personal ...

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Doc Holliday

Doc Holliday

“Damn, this is funny.” – Doc Holliday Doc Holliday Biography His resting place is Linwood Cemetery, deep in the Western Rocky Mountain town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado.  Visitors who seek it must walk up a steep hill on an old unkempt dirt trail to find the monument that marks his grave.  The engraving on the headstone reads, “John Henry Holliday ...

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Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming

“One sometimes finds what one is not looking for” – Alexander Fleming Alexander Fleming Biography If you’ve ever been prescribed penicillin for a cold or another virus, then you have Alexander Fleming to thank.  He is considered the father of modern antibiotics, even though his discovery was made almost completely by accident! Alexander Fleming, or Alec to his family, was ...

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Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know” – Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong Biography Considered the most important improviser in jazz, Louis Armstrong taught the world to swing. Fondly known as “Satchmo” which was short for “Satchelmouth,” referring to the size of his mouth, or “Pops,” Armstrong was an unassuming jazz master whose sense of humor and ...

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