I wrote this for 4mations if you need something to read. Or you could go and read some of the excellent stuff in the sidebar. New for La Rentrée Littéraire 2009 include the following:
Mr London Street does British male beautifully; acerbic with a heavy streak of self-deprecation. He's funny.
Texts from Last Night swither from horribly funny to repulsive. They make me feel good about my own pathetic transgressions.
And I think we should encourage Gina and Scott with their 'joint blog about bad musicals' idea. Also, I want to freak Gina out by linking to her again. Boo Gina!
I really enjoyed this too this week.
Point 1: Oh look! An infant school welcoming children aged 2 and a half and upwards
Point 2: Goodness, what's that poster?
Let's look a little closer...
Point 3: Oh look! A poster - no, four posters - for Lars Von Trier's Antichrist! How lovely.
"Cannes' most shocking film ever, eh?" Yes. The one where Charlotte Gainsbourg removes her own clitoris with a pair of rusty scissors.
I'd like you all to take a moment and think of some of the conversations the parents of Uccle are having with our 2-11 year olds about Willem Dafoe's naked arse on top of Charlotte Gainsbourg and a tree full of severed hands and body parts.
Prize for the most plausible PG rated explanation for this poster to be given to inquisitive children. I'm back on Sunday.