Of Writing and Behavior

Norman Mailer was a brawler, a boozer, an insulter, and yet he was naive enough to champion a man convicted of a crime who eventually went on the lam when Mailer had him sprung. Oh, and Mailer’s works included The Naked and the Dead, The Armies of the Night, and Ancient Evenings. David Foster Wallace…

Wanna Satire?

It’s been said that humor is a corrective social device – it presents imaginary or exaggerated situations that poke at falsity, whether in an individual’s ego, or in the more collective social sense, but it does so without being seen as a diatribe or personal attack. I