What were you doing this past Sunday? Something special, we hope. Because this past Sunday, the eleventh of August, was the seventy-sixth anniversary of an amazing event. And we cannot improve upon the concise description of our diligent friends at Today in History. “Ernest Hemingway confronted Max Eastman in the offices of Scribner’s on Fifth Avenue. Because Eastman had cast aspersions on Hemingway’s macho persona, Hemingway penned him on the floor, exposed Eastman’s hairless chest, then exposed his own hairy one and laughed.”

What were you doing this past Sunday? Something special, we hope. Because this past Sunday, the eleventh of August, was the seventy-sixth anniversary of an amazing event. And we cannot improve upon the concise description of our diligent friends at Today in History. “Ernest Hemingway confronted Max Eastman in the offices of Scribner’s on Fifth Avenue. Because Eastman had cast aspersions on Hemingway’s macho persona, Hemingway penned him on the floor, exposed Eastman’s hairless chest, then exposed his own hairy one and laughed.”

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    Danger Mike reblogged this for the obvious reason. :)
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    Hirsute for the win!
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    This is wonderful but pinned! Pinned to the floor! What in blue blazes.
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    Ernest went to Scribner’s offices. Fifth avenue. Up the stairs. There was Max. Max didn’t see him yet, which was good,...
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