Gloria Vanderbilt, Author and Fashion Icon, Passes Away at 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, Author and Fashion Icon, Passes Away at 95

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An icon has passed away. Gloria Vanderbilt, according to CNN, has died at the age of ninety-five after a long battle with stomach cancer. The news was reported by her son, famous anchorman Anderson Cooper. Vanderbilt died at home, surrounded by friends and family. She had been in slowly declining health for the past few months. She was a famous socialite, fashion designer, and author, producing numerous well-known and celebrated fashion magazines. She licensed her name for numerous brands, including those that made scarves and designer jeans. Her lines were hugely successful, garnering her international fame, which was difficult for Vanderbilt …

10 Wild Jack Kerouac Quotes for When You’re On the Road

10 Wild Jack Kerouac Quotes for When You’re On the Road

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Jack Kerouac was a famous American novelist of French-Canadian descent, born in 1922 and dying in 1969. Considered a literary iconoclast, he was a pioneer of the Beat Generation, his works covering themes such as Buddhism, Catholic spirituality, jazz, and promiscuity. Some of his well known novels include Desolation Angels ,Mexico City Blues, The Dharma Burns, and, most famously, On the Road.  Kerouac’s literary prestige has grown since his death, his previously unseen works being published posthumously. To celebrate his birthday, here are ten quotes from Kerouac’s all too short career.       1. “The fact that everybody in the world dreams every night …

10 Wild Jack Kerouac Quotes for When You're On the Road

10 Wild Jack Kerouac Quotes for When You're On the Road

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Jack Kerouac was a famous American novelist of French-Canadian descent, born in 1922 and dying in 1969. Considered a literary iconoclast, he was a pioneer of the Beat Generation, his works covering themes such as Buddhism, Catholic spirituality, jazz, and promiscuity. Some of his well known novels include Desolation Angels ,Mexico City Blues, The Dharma Burns, and, most famously, On the Road.  Kerouac’s literary prestige has grown since his death, his previously unseen works being published posthumously. To celebrate his birthday, here are ten quotes from Kerouac’s all too short career.       1. “The fact that everybody in the world dreams every night …