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Thoughts on: American Psycho (novel)

Few novels have seen such a reversal in public opinion as American Psycho. It received such vehement opposition prior to its launch in 1991 that its release was almost cancelled. 356 more words

Revisiting Literary Characters: Patrick Bateman, the Unreliable Narrator of 'American Psycho.'

“…although I can hide my cold gaze and you can shake my hand and feel my flesh gripping yours and maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable: I simply am not there…” 995 more words

Touching Darkness

Have you ever touched the Darkness, dipped you finger in it, the vibration threatens to swallow you whole, and you pull back, afraid? Has it crept up on you, an autonomous shadow? 390 more words

Dark Fiction

Patrick Bateman

Socionics: LIE-Te
Enneagram: 3w2
Instinctual Stacking: So/Sp


• Commonly mistyped as SLE because of his preoccupation with his Se HA.

• Patrick is overly concerned with occupying a prestigious and well-respected position at his work place, which is rather So/Sp 3. 436 more words


It's Hip to be Square

Let’s get one thing clear, American Psycho is a comedy. That needs to be understood before you read it. It’s a comedy about yuppies and how empty-headed and shallow they are: it’s about how far too much money and far too little imagination can cause you to begin to shrink your world, until you live in such a self indulgent cocoon, you cannot even spot the raving, murdering lunatic in your midst. 1,157 more words

Kill Your Friends by John Niven

London, 1997: it is the fag end of Britpop, and record company A&R man Steven Stelfox is looking for a hit record. No great surprise there since so is everyone else he knows.  342 more words

American Psycho

Margot Robbie Goes Full Patrick Bateman in Vogue's 'American Psycho' Spoof

Hey Margot, do you like Huey Lewis and The News?

No, it’s not THAT scene but Margot Robbie does give us a look at her “Psycho” side before she takes on Harley Quinn in the upcoming  157 more words

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