“Sod the wine, I want to suck on the writing. This man White is an instinctive writer, bloody rare to find one who actually pulls it off, as in still gets a meaning across with concision. Sharp arbitrage of speed and risk, closest thing I can think of to Cicero’s ‘motus continuum animi.’

Probably takes a drink or two to connect like that: he literally paints his senses on the page.”

DBC Pierre (Vernon God Little, Ludmila’s Broken English, Lights Out In Wonderland ... Winner: Booker prize; Whitbread prize; Bollinger Wodehouse Everyman prize; James Joyce Award from the Literary & Historical Society of University College Dublin)





27 September 2015


Meet Brian Martian, the head publican from The Red Planet, the Mars bar chain NASA has spent years negotiating with for joint sponsorship of the first trafficking of isolationist individuals, poets and other troublesome minority groups from Earth. NASA is expected to make this announcement at a historical press conference tomorrow morning, Earth Time ... This is another inter-planetary scoop from DRINKSTERINK ... photo by George Grainger Aldridge, from our Evidence of Vineyards on Mars 2013 expedition ... reports FYEO


LeMac said...

Unca Phil, your words and ideas are my daily delight! Thhankee

nggghtkkgrrr said...

That's not Brian Martian, that's Robert Mitchum! He said he was off to open a joint somewhere hot.