“There is No Explanation”
tote bag

Black and white, all cotton tote bag with the Melville House logo on the back and “There is No Explanation” — a quote from Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan Ilych on the front …

Here’s a list of random things for which there is no explanation:

  • Dark matter
  • Solar-powered flashlights
  • Purple squirrels
  • Cold fusion
  • Ann Coulter
  • George Perec’s hair
  • William Gerhardie’s death
  • Phil Spector’s wigs
  • Jowls
  • The Star Wars Christmas Special
  • Ferngully
  • Ground nuts
  • That weird taste in your mouth
  • Camus’ tree
  • Balzac’s coffee-drinking habit
  • Clarence Thomas