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December 1, 2011

"Lately, they have been catching the eye of the literary elite"

“They’re the precursor of this kind of synthesis of extrainstitutional intellectualism, native to the Internet, native to the city dweller,” said the novelist Jonathan Lethem, an early champion. “They’re not trapped within an old paradigm. They’re just making it their own.” -- New York’s Literary Cubs - NYTimes.com

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 1, 2011 8:06 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I want to mock this, but I'm not sure what the hell he means.

Posted by: Jewel at December 1, 2011 9:19 AM

Nobody does pompous and silly like the literary elite.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at December 1, 2011 1:13 PM

If they're not smart enough to choose a useful degree and get a decent job, why on earth would anyone consider them to be an intellectual?

Posted by: Anonymous at December 2, 2011 4:37 AM

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