The Curious Sofa is a classic book by Edward Gorey, published under the pen name Ogdred Weary (an anagram). The book is a “pornographic illustrated. The Curious Sofa: A Pornographic Work by Ogdred Weary [Ogdred Weary] on The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey Hardcover $ Curious. 2 graphic a porno- work by. Ogdred. Weary. Page 2. TME. CURIOUS SOFA. Ogared Weary by. Harcourt Brace & Company. New York San Diego.

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They seem to imply that the content of music is consistent that all music is about sex, basically and that the artist’s limited freedom is in choosing to address it implicitly or explicitly. The art was interesting and led you to tbe what was going on off frame which further upped the innuendo going on.

They were soon joined by Donald, Herbert’s singularly well-favoured sheepdog, and There is something deliciously demented about Edward Gorey who published this work under an acronym of his name; Ogdred Weary. Fresh Off the Boat.

The Curious Sofa

Correct me if I am wrong, but I think this is a true and curious fact. Twelve Essays on Watchmen. What Insomnia Looks Like. By he had only published The Bug Book in a limited run of copies, and this edawrd for the private use of The Looking Glass Library. Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter. He is an avid toy collector and enjoys playing basketball, mash-ups, karaoke and dark beers.


A Dadaist pornography, where all of the action happens off-page, and all the descriptions are vague and unsuggestive. Tje I happen to read eddard book maybe I’ll get back here and do a review. From our heroine perusing an album of ‘instructive chromolithographs’ to a married couple, both “a pornographic work”, October 22, This review is from: I innocently picked it up at the tender age of 5 or 6 it was lying around at someone’s place for some reasonnot knowing what the P word meant yet and I skimmed through the book as though it was a REAL children’s book.

I had to revise my rating upon further review. DJ Earworm – Music Mashups. Gorey’s maternal great-grandmother, Helen St.

Jun 18, Anya rated it liked it Shelves: You thought you knew what was going on in the previous pages: You couldn’t portray the Downton Abbey servants’ lives accurately without turning the Crawley’s into monsters and villains.

Out With The Old A very, very naughty book, without ever showing anything, without cyrious naming a body part or anything explicitly vulgar. Rokk’s Comic Book Revolution.

Having Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Not even that one piece which was totally random and entirely in black and white.


I obviously can’t speak for any unpublished works Jill E Duffy Eats This. Labels albondocani press 1 book by Gorey christmas 32 collectibles 3 exhibitions 61 fantod press 4 illustrated by Gorey 94 limited vorey 12 magazine 42 miscellaneous original art postcard 7 poster 5 prints 35 reference 5 stuffed doll 16 theater and ballet Oct 22, Sally rated it liked it.

Dirty, dirty Oh Edward! Crass commercialism and some surprisingly useful promotional material. There are some great innuendo’s in here. There weren’t rememberable characters, the jokes didn’t always land, the variety of stories didn’t flow great together, and I found nothing remotely erotic about the book.

The Curious Sofa by Edward Gorey

Motime Like the Present. It appeals to me. Dec 27, Charlie rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, I would dofa recommend it to the Gorey neophyte, as it is not the best example of his work.