If you know of anything better than the way hair falls over a bare shoulder (halter dress), I don’t want to hear about it.
We are, most important, in 1942. In The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Milan Kundera implies that he feels a bit ashamed at having to name his characters. And although this shame is hardly perceptible in his novels, which are full of Tomases, Tominas, and Terezas, we can intuit the obvious meaning: what could be more vulgar than to arbitrarily give—from a childish desire for verisimilitude...
Gawky Opie Griffith-esque teenager reading It on the 2 train at 6.15 last night.
thenotes: “How do you think _____ ______’s book ends?” “If it’s anything but a killing spree, I’m disappointed.”
Q. Ghostly Visitors: I have always been able to see ghosts. It’s not a big thing, and it’s not something I advertise—it’s just something most women in my family are able to do and is accepted as normal. Now I have a 4-year-old daughter who can do the same thing; she chats about seeing my father, who passed away before she was born, as well as my husband’s grandmother....
Just heard some guys making a Tammy Faye Bakker joke on the street.