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A lot of what Shteyngart discusses in his novel as either already happened or seems like it’s in our immediate future. On the character apparatuses, they can rate other people and show whether or not they are interested in having relationships with. 266 more words

Ben Stiller's 'Super Sad True Love Story' Series Coming to Showtime

It has been announced that Ben Stiller’s series adaptation of Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story has been picked up by Showtime, with Stiller set to direct.  94 more words


Readerly resolutions

A new year brings with it the opportunity to make new commitments, to promise yourself that you’ll be better, smarter, healthier, simultaneously more informed and relaxed as you flip through the pages of another new calendar. 578 more words


Quick Dip

Good Morning

I have a Playmobil swimming Pool for sale, this is a great set as you can fill the pool with water and use the shower – think this was the most played with Playmobil set my kids had! 43 more words

Teasing Threads – Sundry Film and Literary Criticism: 'Super Sad True Love Story' by Gary Shteyngart

Chris Palazzolo rereads Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story, Random House 2010.

There is nothing super sad about the love story in Gary Shteyngart’s… 739 more words


Quote of the day: PUTIN


This may sound weird, but I actually find Putin rather dull as a character. Hitler was a vegetarian. Stalin was a passable poet. Idi Amin ate people. 27 more words

Quote Of The Day

Science fiction: just what the doctor ordered

Doctor Who sort of passed me by, although I do vaguely recall Patrick Troughton careering around disused quarries followed by various Daleks (which were silly) and Cybermen (which were terrifying). 750 more words