Señor Grumblecakes (jervo) wrote,
Señor Grumblecakes

It's the adverbs

"For two years I have refused to answer idle questions on the order of 'Is your novel an open work or not?' How should I know? That is your business, not mine. Or 'With which of your characters do you identify?' For God's sake, with whom does an author identify? With the adverbs, obviously."

- Umberto Eco, postscript to The Name of the Rose

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    Ugh. Work has been absolutely brutal today. Just needed to get that out. The Steve Reich obsession continues unabated; my copy of Phases arrived…

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    In other news: R.I.P., Robert Altman. Also, Michael Richards' career. Jeter was robbed. I cannot wait to get outta here.

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    1. I was off from work yesterday because we had to bring the pups in to the vet for some teeth extractions. (Total cost: $1000+.) They seem to be…

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