enjoyed this. when I stood in line to meet Philip Roth, I received a text from a friend telling me that Pedro Martinez had been traded to the Mets. I told Roth this when I had him sign my copy of “Plot Against America.” He actually seemed excited, but then I stood there too long. #COOLSTORYBRO
upworthy… pushing the envelope since 2012
this guy really has his “Kidz Newz” concern voice down. h/t @rafeboogs
well there goes another good one.
As a director, do you ever feel jealous of a novelist, who is able to work with no interference?
"No, because most novelists are desperate to do what I do."
— Ridley Scott
— ehhhhhh…. I want to get mad, but he’s right…
….aaaaaand the evidence that people use internet asian outrage as a way to drive traffic comes in the form of a 12 year old girl and a very weird rapping panda!
can’t decide which i love more: this poster or the fact that it’s being sold by someone who goes by “brodog.”
I want to circle around Alice Munro’s latest marvel, “Runaway,” by taking some guesses at why her excellence so dismayingly exceeds her fame.
remember reading this in grad school and thinking, “wtf… he’s arguing that alice munro is ‘underread?’ seems even funnier in light of today’s nobel news and all the recent #franzenshaming…
my generations protest poem will be about the trader joes parking lot