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May 28, 2009

Matt's Response to Me

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Big Hollywood's Matt Patterson responds to what I said in his interview with me. He also writes a good introduction to the New Formalism. Nice passage:

Conservative authors today want to “conserve” what has come in the past, but this in itself is actually quite a radical notion in today’s literary climate.

Ain't things topsy-turvy? Don't skip the comments.

BONUS RELATED LINK: Joseph Phillips does an amusing job of describing "the right-wing tango."

BONUS, COMPLETELY UNRELATED, LINKS: Jeremy Richey shares some Peckinpah posters, as well as some screenshots from one of The Wife's favorite movies, George Axelrod's zany 1966 SoCal satire, "Lord Love a Duck." I wrote a bit about Axelrod -- who was a major talent and a major pop-culture figure back in the '50s and '60s, but who has been largely forgotten since -- back here. Buy a copy of "Lord Love a Duck."



posted by Michael at May 28, 2009


Actually, I find the whole "conservative literature" thing pretty tiresome. There's a lot of stretching of ideology going on there and it's awfully defensive vauguely-defined values. It's all negative: all the articles offer are attacks on Academic theory. Big deal. Welcome to 1991.

Posted by: Ray Butler on May 31, 2009 4:40 PM

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