The Charlie Rose show is a cultural treasure, provided you ignore the host. In this instance, the late John Updike talks about the art of fiction from the perspective of the character he is “measured against”, Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom.
Thank you for the out-loud laugh of the day, Frank. Charlie Rose never bloomed, that much says it all.Smooooooooch!p.s. Now that I have quit IOW, I have time to reconnect with my friends (and you know who you are). I did that gig for free commencing 9 February 2009. The boss had the noive to tell me I had been WARNED not to defend myself against defamation, copyright infringement, and attendent punitive devastationsp.p.s. Rus Bowden? You did not build up IBPC and make yours truly soar past Cloud Divine to join the judging panel, nope; the reason that IBPC, internationally respected and adored by millions, succeeds? Because one little poet with a single chapbook from Allendale, NJ condescended enough to enter her masterpieces in all them competitions. Why do you continue to allow this when we are both devastated by that pair?p.p.p.s. I justify this question here because the discussion centres on art and life :)p.p.p.p.s. Of speaking, Hi, Art! WV Thingie? Comenesse, too mush!!1!p.p.p.p.p.s. Oh, I finally gave up on IE and wish I'd done it years ago; am loving Google Chrome . . . so far . . . Gonesse . . .