Gotta wonder about early reading (like 6th grade or so) that laid the foundation for later proclivities. Says Jonathan Williams: "Mr. [Stephen] King can be as predictable and blue collar as McDonald's bas-cuisine, but so what? He knows how to scare you, if that's what you want. And, every once in a while, he will remind you that he was educated at the University of Maine and studied with such as Professor Carroll F. Terrell, the Poundian editor of Paideuma and Sagetrieb. A character will comment on the R.B. Kitaj prints in the dentist's office. Someone else will announce that he considers For Love to be Robert Creeley's best book of poems. You'll suddenly encounter a sentence that says, 'Gee, I wish I was back in the frat house having arguments over the poetics of Charles Olson.' Well, you won't get royalty checks amounting to much if you fuck around all your life over the poetics of Charles Olson. Never mind." But then I must remember table talk about subterranean connections to Dorn.

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Blogger John Sakkis said ... (12:48 AM) : 

speaking of king i just watched the green mile on abc switching back and forth to the olympics and then LRSN on king in his interview with kim...



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