"Doc" aka The Voice of Thomas Pynchon Sells "Inherent Vice"

"...$27.95?...That used be like, three weeks of groceries, man...What year is this?"

That pretty much says it all.

Posted by Eric Blair at August 13, 2009 4:19 AM

Once upon a time, I read a couple of his books.


He could hit me over the head with a baseball batin broad daylight, and I wouldn't care who he is.

Posted by Fat Man at August 13, 2009 7:20 PM

I made it through "Vineland". I'm not a boomer: It didn't mean shit to me.

Posted by Gray at August 13, 2009 8:07 PM

Never read him.

But jet-exhaust tail lamps are always sweet.

Posted by Mikey NTH at August 15, 2009 11:46 AM

I made it about a third of the way through "Gravity's Rainbow" before I just couldn't take it any more.

One reviewer said that it was brilliant and unreadable. He was correct.

Posted by Chris at August 16, 2009 3:55 AM

Is it only coincidence that Pynchon refuses to show his face?

Posted by Gary at August 16, 2009 10:15 AM