A more recent version of the Popeye cartoon that features Olive, Swee'pea, and a trip to Goon Island to see the Sea Hag.
The first episode of Popeye the Sailor on television. He makes short work of an anchor with his huge forearm muscles.
A portrait of John Ashbery looking into the camera.
This photo of a Swedish turnip, a.k.a. rutabaga, doesn't exactly make us start salivating.
A drawing of Popeye, who looks like he's about to go bust down a door.
John Ashbery is one of a handful of living writers to have his collected works published by the Library of America. It's a huge honor.
John Ashbery's most famous collection includes the poem "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror" and several other classics.
The MtvU site dedicated to Ashbery, its first poet laureate.
This online repository of sestinas written by modern poets includes such classics as "Ode to a Thin Mint" and "Attn: Humans Resources."
The official website of Popeye and his friends. You can find the whole story on the show and background on the characters in Ashbery's poem.