OF ALL THE SCHEMES that Toussaint LeFleur had dreamed up in prison, the one he wanted to execute the most was take the 1715 Stradivarius violin and hold it for ransom.
In an attempt to explain why people are fascinated with horror films, Glenn D. Walters – a forensic psychologist who specializes in the criminal mind – identified three factors that give the movies their allure: tension, relevance and unrealism.
If you were to visit genius.com – a website devoted to smart annotations of music lyrics – and search for the word "king," you would find more references to the royal term than you could recite in one night.
IF I COULD INVITE ANYONE – past or present – to a big dinner party that I designed, I would invite the people who are the focus of the various books that line the black metal bookcase in my living room.
THE MOST DELICIOUS THING I'VE EVER TASTED are the Spanish omelettes my mother used to make on the occasional Sunday morning.
OF ALL THE MEDICAL TESTS I'VE TAKEN IN MY LIFE, few were more devastating as the one that showed I tested positive for herpes simplex virus type 1, also known as HSV1.