We watch Breaking Bad not merely because it is good, but because everyone’s talking about it. Who the hell talks about books anymore? I teach creative writing in an MFA program, and half the time it’s easier to talk about TV than books with my colleagues and students there. Not because no one’s reading there, not at all, it’s just nearly impossible these days for any particular book to become a Thing Of Consequence Happening Right Now In Our Culture.
the kind of week it’s been
From the new DRINK LOCAL edition.
a teaspoon’s worth was better than any big gulp i’ve had of anything else in ages, so no wonder i’m ignoring all of the reasons why it won’t work.
Yes, it’s unrealistic, unhealthy, irresponsible, unlikely, any UN you can think of,
except for unappealing.
maybe the second teaspoon won’t taste right. it could be acrid or bitter.
but i need to find out. and i’m unapologetic about it