Surprisingly, I am less sure than this guy on...
towirr: A gentleman named Farhad Manjoo just posted a proudly contrarian article on Slate explaining why independent bookstores are not only irrelevent but maybe even harmful. I work at an independent bookstore, so that’s an argument I’d be very very curious to see made well. Honestly, I know the failings of small booksellers as well as anyone, and it’d be good to see them articulated. But...
What we talk about when we talk about Joan...
A: happy diddy's birthday!
R: i am eating a whole cake for it!
A: it's not rosie o'donnell's birthday
A: you should order a cake from payard. eat a sliver
A: and then fret that you got the wrong one and that nobody will come to your party
A: and then throw it away
R: see I like to celebrate Joan by eating all the things she doesn't eat
R: its the kids in africa theory
R: joan is starving somewhere so i better eat an entire pizza
Jessica Coen: Names, Words, and Phrases Appearing... →
jessicacoen: An abridged list, in no particular order. Edmund Wilson poststructuralism the Situationists “extrainstitutional intellectualism” bourbon “proletarian meta-narrative” the Lost Generation Cornell Sacre Coeur Jonathan Lethem The Paris Review paradigm Jacques Derrida French…