William H. Johnson, "Breakdown With Flat Tire" (ca 1940-41)
William H. Jonson, Breakdown With Flat Tire (ca 1940-41)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

June 11, 2006:

Stuck. Not trying.

Doesn't know; doesn't want to know. Knows what he knows, if you know what he means.

Then the peculiar benchmark: the New Yorker, of all possible stupidities.

Yet that's his life. Militantly middlebrow, impossibly combined with snobbery.

What's his living?

Newspaper commentator.