Category Archives: Ennui

Cathedral

I suspect this would make a good book to read in public by yourself. It’s smart, but not obnoxiously so. Continue reading

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The Floating Opera

Dear authors: Never name your protagonist ‘Todd’ if you expect your readers to take him seriously. Continue reading

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Jesus’ Son

Short Stories * Denis Johnson * Personal Apocalypse * 1992 Synopsis People are fucked up. There, that’s pretty much the end of it. Enjoy the stories, everyone. Okay, that might be a bit of a glib dismissal, although it’s the … Continue reading

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The Waste Land Project: Crome Yellow

Come on down to Crome Yellow, where the people are dull and the conversation is banal! Continue reading

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Point Counter Point

What if everyone and everything was terrible, all of the time? Good news! It totally is. Continue reading

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The Sun Also Rises

The Hemingway drinking game: anytime a character takes a drink, you take a drink. Enjoy your alcohol poisoning. Continue reading

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The Ref

I know Christmas is over but if you don’t mind, the corpse still has the floor. Continue reading

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