What I Wish I Were

Endspiel by Samuel Beckett A very silly title to a very silly post. To maintain some clarification, I do not wish I were Beckett. I only admire him for being an example that not everything the same can also be good. I do not believe Beckett to be the intellectual and/or difficult writer that so …

Krapp vs Krapp

Eleuthéria by Samuel Beckett All-time favourite word? "Krapp". worstwriterdotcom is, fittingly, full of the word 'krapp'. Oh, how I wish I could get credit for coining such a word. But all for naught. So much for worst-writer's attempt at replacing the word absurd with it. I mean, what sounds better, dear worst-reader, "everything is absurd" …

Alone With Company

One of Samuel Beckett's last published works. "Company" is a fable. I always thought a fable has animals in it. In this fable there's only "M" and "Hearer". Oh, there's a "W" in there somewhere, too. If that sounds a bit ambiguous, then go with what you're hearing. Ambiguity and loneliness is really all that's …

Grappa & Godot

Note. This story took place in the early 90s. The notebook I transcribed this from isn't exact with the date. I reckon that's my bad. But I recall the play mentioned and the rest very well. Good luck. April 5, 1990 A postcard arrived exactly three days after waking up alone on the living room …