17 September 2013

Rage against the Internet

"You click because, deep down, you need something to kick your heart up a notch. You know that Franzen, while he sometimes comes off as arrogant and pompous, is still a smart guy who likes to read and write books. If you know who Jonathan Franzen is, that means you probably like to read and maybe write books as well, so it bugs you that somebody who shares the same kinds of interests as you could act like such an out-of-touch grumpy Gus." 
--This Flavorwire piece on why people care so much about Jonathan Franzen's latest Get Off My Lawn moment hits a little close to home. 

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