WHOA: “And the telegraphing of this literary politics with the scruffy beards and the untucked Pendeltons and the confessional paroxysms and the tail-chasing self-examination and the attempt to go meta upon meta upon meta about yourself, you know, is, on the one hand fascinating because it’s like the famous Beaumont medical experiment where you’re observing digestive processes in someone’s belly through an actual opening in his stomach. As a real-time X-ray of a cognitive process, of the mind at work, it’s completely fascinating. But hardly A New Thing Upon the Face of the Earth.”
DAMN! I do not want to be read by Mark Dery.
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