Eden M. Kennedy

mission accomplished, pal

Eden M. Kennedy is the co-author (with Alice Bradley) of the book Let's Panic About Babies! (St. Martin's Press).

A former college-radio DJ, Mrs. Kennedy has driven cross-country six times in a 1973 Volkswagen Bug and enjoys standing on her head.

Currently she works a straight job and is just about finished writing her first novel.

 Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

 Thomas Hardy, from  Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy, from Jude the Obscure

 Dashiell Hammett, from  The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett, from The Maltese Falcon

 Delmore Schwartz, from poem of the same name

Delmore Schwartz, from poem of the same name

 Mark Twain

Mark Twain

 Sarah Vowell, from the story "Mix Tape" in  Take the Cannoli

Sarah Vowell, from the story "Mix Tape" in Take the Cannoli

 Seamus Heany, first two lines of the poem "Digging"

Seamus Heany, first two lines of the poem "Digging"

 David Remnick, from "Reporting It All: A. J. Liebling at one hundred" published in the March 29, 2004  New Yorker : "Liebling so enjoyed himself at the offices of  The New Yorker , where he worked for twenty-eight years, that he could be heard humming and snorting with laughter as he pulled the sheets from his typewriter and read them over. He knocked himself out, if he did say so himself."

David Remnick, from "Reporting It All: A. J. Liebling at one hundred" published in the March 29, 2004 New Yorker: "Liebling so enjoyed himself at the offices of The New Yorker, where he worked for twenty-eight years, that he could be heard humming and snorting with laughter as he pulled the sheets from his typewriter and read them over. He knocked himself out, if he did say so himself."

 Michael Almereyda, interviewed in the April 18, 2004 New York  Times  about his movie, "This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs 'The Late Henry Moss.'"

Michael Almereyda, interviewed in the April 18, 2004 New York Times about his movie, "This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs 'The Late Henry Moss.'"

 Virginia Woolf, from  To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf, from To the Lighthouse

 Archilochos, trans. Guy Davenport  The poem in its entirety:   My ash spear is my barley bread,    My ash spear is my Ismarian wine.    I lean on my spear and drink.

Archilochos, trans. Guy Davenport

The poem in its entirety:

My ash spear is my barley bread,

My ash spear is my Ismarian wine.

I lean on my spear and drink.

 John Berryman, from the poem "Damned" in  Love & Fame

John Berryman, from the poem "Damned" in Love & Fame

 George Carlin

George Carlin

 W. Somerset Maugham, from  Of Human Bondage

W. Somerset Maugham, from Of Human Bondage

 Rita Rudner

Rita Rudner

 Will Rogers

Will Rogers

 Miles Davis

Miles Davis

 Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell

 Steven Wright

Steven Wright

 James Thurber

James Thurber

 Confucius

Confucius

 Dave Barry

Dave Barry

 Peter DeVries

Peter DeVries

 Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

 Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams

 W. H. Auden

W. H. Auden

 Fran Leibowitz

Fran Leibowitz

 Henry Sambrooke Leigh

Henry Sambrooke Leigh

 William Cowper

William Cowper

 Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 Clarence Darrow

Clarence Darrow

 Robert Orben

Robert Orben

 Erica Jong

Erica Jong

 Pearl Bailey

Pearl Bailey

 Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

 Peter Ustinov

Peter Ustinov