Annals of Japery Archives - The Millions
April 26, 2016
Trump on Love: “There’s nothing more terrible than an ex-spouse with a ten-ton axe to grind, and no agreement on how your common property is to be divided.”
April 21, 2016
The riding instructor spent most of my bagel birthday party looking forlornly at the walnut cream cheese spread, mourning her dead horse. It was so uncomfortable
April 13, 2016
How do you live your life, Booger-Wiper?
March 24, 2016
Knausgård: To brood incessantly over seemingly trivial matters. (‘Jim is in the study with the lights off, Knausgårding about the Celtics game.’)
February 4, 2016
by Matt Seidel
Sorry, it’s a no for us. Lacks emotional depth and the saber-toothed tiger subplot felt forced.
January 29, 2016
Jimmy, I hear you plead, you’re the bard of the beachfront, the Wordsworth of the waves. You once released an album called License to Chill; you write songs about delicious cheeseburgers. Why kick things off with a harrowing, full-bore descent into the savage, blood-spattered heart of our long-dead modern dream?
November 24, 2015
by Matt Seidel
When it came time to begin work on a new novel, I headed for a retailer that could help me break into the NYT bestseller list without breaking the bank.
November 2, 2015
It can take more talent, determination, and hard work to write one good paragraph than an entire lousy book.
October 23, 2015
On the top tree branch of the tallest green pine in the deciduous forest / A man named Waldo squats naked cawing at the crows.
September 22, 2015
It’s “whom,” motherfucker.