Sunday, May 24, 2009

Talk Show 3

"The Book-TV Schoolbus is in Macon County, Georgia for the Macon-Bacon Bibliomaniac BookApalooza discussing literary classics with renowned Blogger, Evil Editor. What upcoming, new-again classics do you recommend?" Peter asked.

"You mean aside from Slip Me A Benjamin and I'm Yours Forever?"

"I'm not familiar with that title," Slen said.

"Can't say I didn't try. Now did you know that Plornk Publishing of Seattle just issued a new edition of Atlas Shrugged? That's a stunning work of unbridled genius. It always leaves the reader stupefied, giddy, and braindead. Seattle gives it to all their assisted suicides. Odd Fact, didja-know Rand was really a man in disguise and she's been reincarnated as Ann Coulter. If you look close, they have the same Adam's Apple." Evil sipped his Evian.

"Rand is very popular with our conservative viewers."

"Brings to mind Boreham Pub's edition of Tess of the D'Urbervilles; the perfect novel for light summer reading. Pack more than one when you go to the beach. The beach bunnies will love you for your mind not your body. Remember to take sun block just in case you fall asleep. Second degree sunburn on your feet ain't pretty but it beats getting sunburned elsewhere at a nudist colony." Evil fanned his face suggestively.

"I'll warn Brian."

"Book-TV's rampant lion! For him, Pinkus Publishing just popped out a new edition of ULYSSES by Joyce. It's got a posthumous introduction by Jacqueline Susann written a year before her death philosophizing the insignificant peek-a-boo schmuck in the bathtub. You think Joyce could have had a premonition and simply said Dick Nixon but no, no, no, he had to take 1000 words to describe an uncut skin flute floating in some sudsy water."

"With that image, we've run out of time. Thank you EE."

--Dave F.


_*Rachel*_ said...

Tess of the D'Urbervilles as light summer reading. Do the beach bunnies have any idea what it's actually about?


Anonymous said...

Richard Nixon is always funny...and a remarkably interesting personality.

From Wikipedia regarding "Nixon," the O. Stone movie: Anthony Hopkins stars as Richard Nixon. The studio did not like Stone's choice to play Nixon. They wanted Tom Hanks or Jack Nicholson — two of Stone's original choices. The director briefly considered Gene Hackman, Robin Williams and Tommy Lee Jones