The Enigma of Amigara Fault →
andrewfm: Appropriately enough for the season, it’s hosted on a page entitled ‘spooky halloween of doom.’ This is a good short horror story for some Halloween reading, by Junji Ito. I first read this a few years ago, and now I seek it out as often as I remember that it exists. Which isn’t as often as it should be. Because why? No, just because.
Invisible - Grouper HEY I HAVE PERMISSION TO LET...
What Are You Doing?
-Combining sangfroid and elan -Making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich -Getting some writing done -Not pitching editors on ideas -Explaining a very short Lydia Davis story to my students -Living in a kingdom of laughing skulls -Trying to pronounce the new word I made out of “sangfroid” and “elan”
Not to get all “I’m holding out my pinky while daintily slurping my fucking Earl Grey” on you, but last night I was reading the new issue of the Paris Review—specifically, Lydia Davis’s essay on translating Madame Bovary [this is definitely the most ridiculous sentence I have ever written]—and came across this awesome Korean proverb: “If it’s your...
the world is my oyster?
Being a relatively new iPhone owner, I have only recently become accustomed to the inadvertent comedy of its autocorrect. It’s boring territory! Nobody ever liked autocorrect jokes and wait a minute everybody LOVED autocorrect jokes i can remember i was there. Uh. But sometimes autocorrect does NOT intervene. For example, my father texts me frequently, often solicitous about my general...