https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3fbg3-a246a9 In this episode Todd, Paul, and I discuss the somewhat lighter side of the genre with a look at Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice and Richard Brautigan’s Dreaming of Babylon.
Episode 5 of Bad Business will be a bit tardy Tuesday. But never fear it’ll be with us soon.
Three things: 1) I’ve been working on a long essay for the last few weeks (I mentioned it in the First Saturday Report). I’m watching it slowly progress to 20,000 words. Guess I have a lot to say about literature. Well, it is a manifesto after all. 2) Episode 4 of Bad Business is out. … Continue reading Three Things
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-97v76-a0b7ec In Episode 4, Todd, Paul, and I are back in the same room to discuss James Ellroy’s American Tabloid and Elmore Leonard’s Unknown Man No. 89. It’s time for a little dark mayhem and some critical snark.
Writing & Submitting: Work progresses. Lately I’ve been focusing on an extended revision of an essay . . . a manifesto? . . . that I’ve been working on, it seems, for as long as I’ve been in Wichita. It’s popped up in various formats over the years, but I keep expanding and trimming. After … Continue reading First Saturday Report: December 1st 2018.