Added by Matt Rees
Added by Matt Rees
Posted on July 22, 2011 at 12:18am
When Peter Cook admitted to Dudley Moore that he was “turned on by dead Popes,” it was a satire on those among us who’re so bored by their lives as to be infinitely suggestible. Thus a dead pope lying on a catafalque in white robes looks “at peace, at rest, and ****ing fanciable.”
The joke, of course, is that no one could imagine the Pope as a sexual object, whether alive…
Posted on June 3, 2011 at 9:09pm
Posted on June 2, 2011 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment
Crime novelists generally write a novel a year. It’s what publishers want. Some big writers—and I mean, 25 million books sold—have told me their publishers and agents complain that if they don’t produce a book a year their readers will forget them.
In the case of such writers, some of those 25 million may have degenerative diseases and others may be plain stupid, but in all…
Posted on May 19, 2011 at 5:56pm — 2 Comments
When she was in her early twenties, Egyptian writer Ghada Abdel Aal began the complicated process of seeking a spouse. It involved meetings in parental living rooms over awkward glasses of tea. On one such occasion her potential groom spent his time screaming at a soccer game on tv. Another turned out to have a couple of wives already, and a would-be husband who was also a…Continue
Posted on May 18, 2011 at 5:43pm
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My mystery is set in New York City. (I've been in Israel eight years, but I'm still a New Yorker under the skin.) I'm hoping to have it finished by mid- to late summer.
thanks for the add, it's usually us girls with the best profile pics but yours gets a big thumbs up! See you around, Alison
Thank you for the friend invitation. I look forward to communicating with you.
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