Expensive Books and the Stench of Poverty: Chapter 4 of EL James’s “Grey”

Previous Post. I want to make these preambles a bit shorter, so let me cut to the chase and say that if you weren't already convinced that EL James is the kind of materialistic Baby Boomer that rational people hate with the fire of a thousand suns -- ie. someone who thinks that "the poor" are … Continue reading Expensive Books and the Stench of Poverty: Chapter 4 of EL James’s “Grey”

The Fault in Our Stars: Nicholas Sparks for Smart(er) Teens

Not to be that asshole, but I didn’t read that many young adult novels when I was an actual young adult. Now that I’m a regular adult, I feel a bit silly reading something like The Hunger Games, particularly since plenty of people love to loudly denounce adults who read young adult novels, wringing their … Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars: Nicholas Sparks for Smart(er) Teens