Subtitle: Thoughts on re-read of Milan Kundera's The Joke (the 1982 English translation) "Optimism is the opium of the people! A healthy atmosphere stinks of stupidity! Long live Trotsky!" -from The Joke by Milan Kundera According to Ludvik the quote above is from a postcard he sent to woman of interest as a joke. I … Continue reading Everything Is A Joke Until It Isn’t
Yeah, having an Eco morning. -Rant on T
Update: Pseudo Review - 2 is here. Afeared yet, dear worst-reader? Well, if you ain't afeared yet, it might be time to get your bloomers in an uproar. Or is it get your bloomers in a gander? Wait. How 'bout gettin' things up in a pickle? Nomatter. I've been reading the book Democracy in Chains … Continue reading Pseudo Review – 1: “Democracy in Chains” – A Book To Steal The Heart Of Any Rational Useless-Eater That Figured Out How To Dropout In Style And Doesn’t Look Back With Too Much Anger
There are two things I always think about when I think about the tale of Beowulf. The first is the connection the story has to religion, specifically monotheistic religion. At the time the story was written polytheism was still relatively common in Northern Europe. Even though it is a very minor part of the original … Continue reading Suburban Hell Tribe Wars Or How The Feminine Stole The Show
Actually the brand that is the last of anything is "Mocoba" not Mohican. As in the last bookshelf I'll probably ever consume-to-survive. So much for worst-writer worst-humour. This is indeed a fancy-pants bookshelf system sold by some fancy-pants art-like shelf dealer in Köln. It is created/designed by some fancy-pants architect, I think. (#Interwebnet search it … Continue reading Last Of The Mohican Bookshelves
Sometimes a podcast can motivate. For example. Last night while listening to the Ralph Nader Radio Hour and the show Google is God, the last few minutes contained an interview with a guy named Michael G. Merhige. He was promoting his new book: Thoughtful Pauses - A Political Philosophy. According to Nader, Merhige is … Continue reading “The Media” Or A Mirror To Hide Behind
The only problem worst-writer has with this wonderfully imaginative novel about The Feminine is how, if it were a quilt, it would be sewn together with a single thread. That thread, unfortunately, is the opposite of The Feminine. I suppose, if pushed to answer what that opposite (thread) is, I'd have to say this book … Continue reading What Happens When You Cross Dorian Gray With The Devil Wears Prada? Worst-Writer’s Thoughts On Emma Tennant’s Faustine.