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Posted by Jason Diamond Douglas Coupland wrote a book about Marshall McLuhan, so David Propson reviewed it at the Wall Street Journal. Thomas Larson read the review, thought it was “snarky,” and decided to write a really good piece about everybody involved.
When I was a freshman in high school, the type of people who were reading Douglas Coupland were complete douchebags, and I feel that their douchebaggery has rendered me unable to find any enjoyment in his work. It’s not that I haven’t attempted to try out the writer who brought the phrase “McJob” into popular culture (thanks a lot bro), but I feel like there’s something about the guy that I’m just not getting. After reading his story, “Survivor”, in […]