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A Bird Shrieked.

I was on a fishing bridge, telling Joseph
Heller about the time Ziggy Sobotka
told me I have a surrealist style, when
Jon Voight rode up on a Runaway Train to… 43 more words


Catch-22 (2)

“Catch-22 did not exist, he was positiv of that, but it made no difference. What did matter was that everyone thought it existed, and that was much worse, for there was no object or text to ridicule or refute, to accuse, critcize, attack, amend, hate, revile, spit at, rip to shreds, trample upon or burn up.”

  • Joseph Heller – Catch-22

Favorite book is?

If I gave you three seconds to name your favorite book, what would it be?

Don’t cheat.

Name that book right away.

Mine would be Catch 22 by Joseph Heller, a book of dizzying language that makes my brain twist and turn in new directions. 62 more words

Day To Day Happenings

Back In Business

I know you’ve all been wondering why you feel so listless, unsatisfied and downright lethargic these last few weeks.  You’ve wondered why colours are less vibrant, booze less boozy, music less musical, boobs less boobacious and tastes less, umm, tasty.  404 more words

Self-indulgent Nonsense

Yossarian Lives!

At the beginning of this year, I decided that I would add more classics to my reading repertoire. My first endeavor into this goal was Joseph Heller’s WWII satire… 1,072 more words



“Orr was crazy and could be grounded. All he had to do was ask; and as soon as he would, he would no longer be crazy and would have to fly more missions. 72 more words


On William Gaddis and Joseph Heller

George Hunka reflects on his reading of Something Happened and Carpenter’s Gothic

At breakfast this morning I mentioned Joseph Heller’s 1975 novel Something Happened to my wife. 490 more words

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