Happy Birthday, Edward Gorey

The king of creepy himself. The duke of dainty death. He inspired a generation of illustrators and storytellers. He thrilled and terrified children across the globe. The one, the only, Edward Gorey.

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He had a lot of cats.

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I’d bake him a cake if I could.

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Kafka had nothing on him.

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I bet he knew how to treat a lady.

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He looked fantastic in fur.

People like really really looove Edward Gorey. There was an Edward Gorey Ball in LA. It was before I moved here. Let’s have another!

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He loved Halloween. He inspired Tim Burton.

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What are these creatures? I love them.

Check out 13 Facts You Didn’t Know about Edward Gorey

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I hope he is in heaven covered in cats, drinking tea, and eating cake just as I shall be this evening.

 

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