Author Archives: Eve Sturges

Nocturne #2 in E flat, Chopin The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand Every single Valdemar novel, Mercedes Lackey The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Bronte Love Me If You Dare The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton In the Hand of the Goddess, Tamora Pierce “Look at Miss Ohio,” sung by Band of Heathens Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116W “She’s [...]
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Under the Dome,  Stephen King Duma Key, Stephen King Cell, Stephen King The Biology of Belief, Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D. The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron Shannon’s my cousin; read about Family (1st) Fridays in the Magpie Blog! //
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Nausea, Jean-Paul Sartre Desert Solitaire, Edward Abbey Famous Blue Raincoat, Jennifer Warnes
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James Taylor’s Greatest Hits (“in constant rotation with Willie Nelson’s Stardust“) Cinema Paradiso La Cantatrice Chauve (The Bald Soprano), Eugene IonescoW The Glass Family Stories, J. D. Salinger Energy, Operation Ivy Weetzie Bat,  Francesca Lia Block La Fabuleux Destin d’Amelie Poulain (Amelie) Funeral, Arcade Fire “Midnight Train To Georgia,” Gladys Knight & the Pips Love [...]
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The Godfather The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown Nintendo Arguing with Idiots, Glenn Beck Bon Jovi Van Halen, Van Halen Pinheads and Patriots, Bill O’Reilly
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind “Self Pity,” D.H. Lawrence Charles BukowskiW Midnight Run Purple Rain BrooklynW, New York Final Draft Paper, Pencil and Ink GoodFellas The Alchemist, Paul Coelho
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Mallrats Doom II Wet Hot American Summer Good Luck, Big D & Kids Table Concert poster for The Dismemberment Plan, Saturday, June 7th, 2003 @ Slims The Way Things Work, David Macaulay Environmental Science Merit Badge (circa 1995) Andrew W.K. @ Irving Plaza 3/16/10 Pork Soda, Primus The Wire *Dan personally provided his own links [...]
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Lovely Rose Darjeerling tea from Mariage Freres Emma GoldmanW redwood trees American Beauty The Lord of the Rings Star Wars Deadwood Six Feet Under The Dalai Lama Ammachi Mohandas Karamchand GandhiW
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Magpie Vision: 2011

Every year, around this time, I like to make a vision board.  Not only is it  fun and crafty, but it’s a positive activity that gets me thinking about my goals for the next twelve months.  Last weekend, some girl friends came over with banana bread and glue sticks, and we made an afternoon of [...]
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The Wire (and also, the Terry Gross interview with Wire producer Ed Burns*) Joan DidionW (“All things…I always go to them when I’ve lost my way.”) The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,  Junot Diaz Badlands “all the pieces SCOTT CARRIERW makes for This American Life” (especially the job that takes over your life,*episode # [...]
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Siouxsie SiouxW Santa Sangre One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez Frida KahloW Delicatessen Ann Demeulemeester Jeff KoonsW“Balloon Dog“ Vivienne Westwood The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende Bette DavisW (actor) and Betty Davis (singer) “I love lists, can’t live without them! Eve, you rock.”
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The Fall “The Tell-Tale Heart,” Edgar Allan Poe La Condition Humaine, René Magritte “Black Coffee,” Ella Fitzgerald PomegranateW “Knife,” Grizzly Bear Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut “Delivery“ Moleskine Synecdoche, Byron Kim Watch Kate and her college roommate Bridget discuss their lists on MagpieTV: Episode 3!
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Toy Story The O.C. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald Titanic The Strokes The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger Mean Girls Superbad “Who’s Lovin’ You,” Jackson 5 Moulin Rouge! Watch Bridget and her college roommate Kate discuss their lists on MagpieTV: Episode 3!
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MagpieTV: Episode 3

Kate and Bridget are roommates at the University of Oregon.  They are fun. They are smart. They sent me video lists… and, voila: See Bridget’s complete list, posted Jan 12! See Kate’s complete list, posted Jan 14! video edited by The Magpie List
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Nikosi Sikelele kora music of Mamadou Diabate “any good pipe and drum band” (eg. Edinburgh Military Tattoo!) Henri Rousseau’s jungle paintings San Francisco Saxophone Quartet Opus the penguinW from Bloom County watercolors from the original The Story of Babar books paintings and sculptures of George LilangaW perfectly fried okra Angels in America, Tony Kushner
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part 1: books from childhood The Sailor Dog My Father’s Dragon, Ruth Stiles Gannet Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne Wild Animals I Have Known, Ernest Thompson Seton Just-So Stories: For Little Children, Rudyard Kipling The Story about Ping, Marjorie Flack part 2: … as a young adult Narcissus and Goldmund, Herman Hesse Heart of DarknessW Siddartha part [...]
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The Denial of Death, Ernest Becker Hamlet, William Shakespeare “Hit ‘Em Up,” Tupac Shakur* silence, e.e. cummings Verdi’s Requiem, Guiseppe Verdi* Bedroom in ArlesW, Vincent van Gogh Check Your Head, Beastie Boys Charles BukowskiW The Garden of Eden, Ernest Hemingway Ode to Joy, Ludwig van Beethoven* Presto (Summer) from The Four Seasons, Antonio Vivaldi* *watch [...]
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Venus de MiloW, Alexandros of Antioch (attributed) “Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Opus 67,” Ludwig von Beethoven The Original Star Wars Trilogy The Stranger, Albert Camus Christa, Edwina Sandys Thousand Roads, David Crosby Ghostbusters Down and Out in Paris and London, George Orwell All That You Can’t Leave Behind, U2 Conquest: Sexual Violence and American [...]
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The Calvin and Hobbes 10th Anniversary Book, Bill Watterson LEGOs Desiderata, Max Ehrmann The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, Carl Sagan “The Problem of Those Who Wait ” (from Beyond Good and Evil), Fredrich Nietzsche When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer, Walt Whitman The Hubble [...]
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1. bicycles 2. Maira Kalman 3. The Black Stallion 4. Balint Zsako 5. knitting 6. Tanya Davis 7. the short films of Sadie BenningW 8. the website of Miranda JulyW 9. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver 10. skinny dipping “Thanks so much for the nice words about my work. It’s lovely to know that it [...]
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