I hooted out loud when I read this tonight, and figure others can use a similar outburst of unremitting laughs: “Why I Am Leaving Sea World: Resignation letters from Shamu’s trainer, Roger Goodell, and other disillusioned employees, published today in Slate.
Speaking of hooting out loud, or, for that matter, rolling around on the floor laughing my not-inconsiderable anatomy off, if you have not yet read, “Heads You Lose,” by Lisa Lutz and David Hayward, you might wanna do so immediately, so long as you’re prepared for your stomach muscles to ache from the hilarity. One section sent me off into such paroxysms I couldn’t breathe for a bit — but that was okay. Regan McMahon’s review of the book in the San Francisco Chronicle will pique your interest, for sure. And I’m saving document #5 in the Spellman series, The Trail of the Spellmans, for the next time I sink into the Slough of Despond.
More as it happens, in and out of the slough,
P.S. — if you’re going to be at PLA in Philadelphia this weekend, Lisa Lutz is on the mystery panel on Saturday, March 16th, at 10:45 AM. If you see her, please tell her, “Hi to Irving the cat” from me! C.