Actual honest-to-God content coming next week, but for now:
The Art-vs-Entertainment debate has riled up the comic book world too. Do art comics also suffer from the tyranny of realism?
Is Ayn Rand the most influential writer of the 20th century? That might explain everything. Also, Maud Newton's summary of The Fountainhead in that link neglects to include the tidbit that the lead character rapes the lead female, who loves every minute of it and becomes his girl.
I can has TS Eliot? What if the Wasteland was written by LOLCaters...
And finally, Nabokov on character in fiction