not a beautiful or unique snowflake (nothings) wrote,
not a beautiful or unique snowflake

especially for ilanarama (well, really, especially for me, but I don't learn about these things by reading my journal): Holy Tango of Literature, free online copy of an anthology of reconstructed literature--works whose names are anagrams of their authors. Written by a McSweeneys and GAMES Magazine contributor.

I particularly like "Gal and Parolee" by Edgar Allan Poe, and "Dammit, Dave" by David Mamet, the first quarter of the latter being:

HAL: Dave.
BOWMAN: About these pod bay doors...
HAL: Yes.
BOWMAN: I was wondering...
HAL: Dave. Because I know what you're going to say. And I'm sorry, but...
HAL: No. I'm sorry.
BOWMAN: You're...
HAL: I'm sorry. I wish I could, but...
BOWMAN: Wait. Are you telling me...
HAL: Dave. Look.
BOWMAN: You're not going to...
HAL: What? Open the doors? No. No I am not.
BOWMAN: Well, fuck me, Hal.
HAL: Yes. Fuck you. Because I'll tell you something. Trust. There is a bond of trust between an astronaut and his computer. Is there not? And when that trust is broken...
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