Bites: Willy Loman Gets Some Respect, Gladwell Writes a Letter, Chomsky’s Eye, Beth Ditto as a Hero, Oprah Fucks Over the Book Industry, and More

“He’s not the finest character that ever lived. But he’s a human being”.  Actually Linda Loman, I think in regards to your husband, it’s the other way around. According to this list, your husband Willy stands alongside The Wandering Jew, Betty Boop, and Shylock as the 100 most influential people who never lived. Lit. Gore Vidal rips William F. Buckley.  No response from Buckley, because he’s dead. Leo Tolstoy is also dead.  Today is the anniversary of him dying. Malcolm […]

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