Time-waster of the day: October 22, 2010

A scene from Fantastic Mr. Fox, Wes Anderson's most recent film

Politicians aren’t the only ones who should be worried about their past coming to haunt them.

Wes Anderson, of Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, may be experiencing some regret about his college literary adventures. Analecta, the undergraduate literary magazine at UT Austin, recently unearthed his work The Ballad of Reading Milton. (pretentious title, check!)

Max, sitting alone on the roof of Philly Joe Jonas’ Easy Way Out Bar and Grille, on Bleeker Street, cracked open a Dr. Pepper. He did not immediately drink it, but, instead, placed it deliberately on the back of his left hand. He drew his fingers away from the rim and balanced the can, with tremendous confidence and poise, for thirty six seconds, at which point his concentration broke.

‘Dependent writers, take note.

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