A few banned books on Better Book Titles!
The Better Book Titles Book (that I’m sure will get banned by SOMEONE) is here: “How Not to Read”
Love in the Time of Death Panels
This is a serious article, but that just makes the Venn diagram even more perfect.
There have been maybe 15 truly great American novels, and you and none of your friends have ever written them. They are all basically unfilmable, except for maybe To Kill A Mockingbird and I think Stranger in a Strange Land would make a good movie. But maybe you want to make kids forever have to read your book in freshman English classes and struggle with the magnitude of your truth and beauty. An honorable goal, to be sure. Here’s a few tips on how to write a book that ought to be carved into marble, made into a bestselling movie with action figures and make you a much better, much happier person.
‘And obviously Katniss Everdeen should have dated both those dudes in the book rather than suffer the guilt and sorrow of having to choose just one. Let’s stop living in the 20th Century, with all its bullshit morality and monogamy. Hot people can do whatever the hell they want. Those two whatstheirnames would be like, “Aw, Katniss, but I love you so much.” And she’d be like, “If you truly loved me you’d make out with each other.”’
Hey do you think the mentors and prep teams in Panem made ‘For Your Consideration’ cards to hand out to potential sponsors considering that the Hunger Games “festivities” are probably the closest thing this messed up world has to award season
Can I just mention how I got this email this afternoon, the day after Washington, DC Pride Weekend ended, and how fucking confused I was about what the Hunger Games had to do with LGBT rights.
IDK maybe I’m just offended because I had to sign up for an email newsletter for work last week and they did NOT LIST DC AS AN OPTION FOR MY STATE, but w/e in the context of this: DISTRICT PRIDE: IT’S A REAL LIFE THING
(and if I were on the Grand Royal Committee of Hunger Games Promotion, I would 1. have more money to sustain my alcohol habits, and 2. WOULD NOT HAVE MADE THIS MISTAKE. Take note, Lionsgate!!!!)