Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: RARA-AVIS Digest V4 #603

From: Brian Thornton (
Date: 25 Nov 2002

At 04:45 PM 11/22/02 -0500, you wrote:

>In a message dated 11/22/02 12:28:36 PM, writes:
><< Maybe I'm just too pedestrian and plebeian in my
>approach to high-fallutin' literature, though. After
>all, I think Larry Flynt's a jerk, too. >>
> As far as I know, Flynt doesn't do fiction, and I didn't realize that
>being a jerk was a disqualifier for great writing.

Ever read anything the guy has had to say about free speech? He's got a point, but he goes about making it in ways that don't tend to win friends and influence people. Sorry I didn't make the analogy clearer up front.


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