What's wrong with a lot of writing today
A blog called Open Brackets features an article "Recherche'" which describes two annoying trends in modern literature - the catalogue of minutiae (my take on that is that it is a failed attempt to emulate Pynchon) and the endless self-absorbed musing of mind-bogglingly uninteresting though often "famous" people (the so-called Oprah syndrome). I say "Amen".
Word of the Day
Defined at Dictionary.com Word of the Day. What a cool word!