"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
Under the patronage of St. Tammany
Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
The Irish Elk is a confirmed procrastinator. First the panjandrum of the Roman Catholic Boys for Art, Sir Basil Seal, held forth on a defining characteristic of harem slave girl art, the bowl of fruit (the first thing to which one's eye is drawn in this painting). Then Llama Robbo weighed in with sirens, and the Maximum Leader with chaises longues. All the while the Irish Elk kept his powder dry.
Now, at last, here is this site's belated contribution to the latest RCBfA round of art appreciation, Mademoiselle Yvonne, who famously adorns a dining-room wall at Locke-Ober's in Boston:
The guardian of tradition in the Café, this young Victorian woman with goblet in hand whose draped form surveys the room, sets the tone for what has been Boston’s favorite establishment for over a century. Throughout it all, she has remained serene and composed, showing emotion only when Harvard loses to Yale, and as tradition has it must hide her disappointment behind a black crepe sash. #