EYESHOT-BRAND SPAM #9
UP YOUR SEASONAL WARMTH WITH
REJECTIONS & RESONANCES & MORE!
TRANSMITTED NOVEMBER 23, 2008
To All Brave Souls!
With remarkable hotness we compose this announcement to warm your cold
house. Brevity is bliss, thus we direct you to this:
RECENT REJECTIONS FROM THE EYESHOT OUTBOX
The eighth installment of our friendly "collection of rejections" series
(est. Nov 2001). Now trying to be helpful more than performatively arbitrary
almost to the point of seeming sort of psychotic.
EYESHOT'S READERLY RESONANCE AWARD
We're now sharing the sense/thought resonance of our reading, with
short reviews that evangelize more than eviscerate (and always tell the
truth). Recently added books include 2666, Stoner, The Elegance of the
Hedgehog, Too Loud a Solitude, and maybe two dozen others recommended to
get cozy with this wintertime.
EYESHOT'S INAUGURAL ANNUAL AWESOMENESS AWARD!
We'd like to announce this year's winner of the inaugural "Eyeshot's
Annual Awesomeness Award." The same story also wins this year's "The Best
Story With a Common Profanity in the Title Award." And it is also the winner
of "The Frank Conroy Said This Was One of the Best Uses of the Second Person
("You") He'd Read Award." We agree that it IS sort of lame that Roderic
Crooks wins this award for his story, "F:)kbuddy," considering that he's
a friend and former classmate from the old midwestern graduate school --
but whatever, we believe that dispersing goodness dispatches any worries
about our lack of moral goodnessness.
Learn about and maybe even purchase "What Happened to Us These Last
Couple Years?: An Anthology of the Bush Years, 2000-2008." It's an anthology
of stories, essays, and other stuff from lots of writers Eyeshot readers
will recognize. Read all about it and purchase via Pay here: http://www.davidbarringer.blogspot.com
Congratulations to Obama bin Biden and the Phillies, two teams we really
freakin' rooted for this fall.
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