07/15/2004

favorite mcsweeney’s lists:
the contrarian’s alternate history of popular music: the top 100
ineffective lines deleted from final revisions of violent box-office hits
downsized works of literature
possible follow-up songs for one-hit wonders
four things i would have said to sylvia plath if i had been her boyfriend
things i’ve said or overheard said to the monkeys in my laboratory
remember in “passenger 57” when elizabeth hurley says “how would you like your steak, sir?” and he says “bloody!” and then they start shooting people? ok. five other ways he could have liked his steak, with the concomitant killing methodologies