Towlie maybe. We used to believe he was a regular poster.
>Jay: Do you think what Joseph McElroy was doing in "Women and Men" is
similar to what you're doing?
>dfw: I thought that book sucked canal-water, Jay. There ARE some affinities
with "Lookout Cartridge," though.
I knew this day would come. Has your life been eventful ever since that fateful day?
I visited in November.
Also swung by warosu a couple weeks back, but they're down for some reason so I can't show you my ghost posts. :\
Pretty eventful, yea. Still getting a lot of reading down (for me)
It was ages ago, it was about a sailor in the Pacific coming back to California. Might have been that I thought it was a really nice idea, so much so I was going to take it from you if you didn't do nothing to it.
In all seriousness I'd be very surprised if he didn't stop by and lurk here at least once, even if it was a display of indifferent libcuck inquiry
That's the one. It was designed to be taken away. It was supposed to be written in a more communal way, the way some scholars say the Odyssey and Iliad were written.
His Ithaca is Catalina, just off the coast from Los Angeles. The suitors would be all kinds of smarmy types from the mainland.
The various journeys were to reflect not just the book/chapters of the Odyssey but classic literature that had been written since Homer (Not to mention the various mythologies of the Pacific, Indonesian, Australian, Hawaiian, Easter Island and of course the native Californians/North Americans.
Just read Goethe's Iphigenia in Taurus, and it felt like it fit its time period. Real nice play.