— Gary Shteyngart is a lunatic, as demonstrated by this interview in Gigantic. Keep in mind, as you read this, that avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable. But it’s true that phallic foods are often delicious.
— Amateur literary readings as reality TV? “Currently, Mr. Zuniga is pitching the Literary Death Match to production companies for development as a TV show.” Wha-wha-what?