Book Review Rhetoric (or revieweric, if you will) →
The genre of “book review” has always been of interest to me. I personally blame my English degree. Which is why I found this NY Times review off-putting, even though “Zone One” was given a favourable rating. I think that both the porn star and the intellectual could sympathize with my confusion.
Suitability should be considered in choosing your stationery, just as in...– Emily Post’s Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage, 11th edition, 1965 (via sharikasman)
Just in time for Hallowe’en, here’s the trailer for Dragnet friend David Doucette’s first feature-length film, the horror flick From Beneath. Synopsis: Sticky and hot from the long drive to visit a relative at their newly acquired, remote, rural farmhouse, Sam and Jason, a young couple on vacation, decide to swim in a pond they find at the end of a freshly cut path. While...
Shari Shari Quite Contrary: Lawnless in Toronto →
sharikasman: Photo: Not a lawn When is a lawn no longer a lawn? When it looks like the non-lawn in that photo. I googled “disaster eating lawn grass Toronto” and the first entry that appeared was a page on the City of Toronto website in the Toronto Animal Services section. It says that raccoons are…
OCCUPY HANSON-FINGER'S TENEMENT
Breaking News: Percival W. Pennyweather and his oligarch friends desecrated Dragnet co-editor Jeremy Hanson-Finger’s apartment last night. percivalwpennyweather: Friends, I am pleased to announce that with each passing day, public outrage is tightening around the neck of infant guinea pig look-a-like and Dragnet Magazine editor Jeremy Hanson-Finger like a noose. His plot to replace my...
GENERATION Y? MORE LIKE GENERATION WHY BOTHER
Breaking news: Dragnet co-editor Jeremy’s legal team beats Percival W. Pennyweather’s millennial superstar lawyer Tyler! percivalwpennyweather: My attorney “Tyler” is a ‘Millenial’, a member of the so-called ‘Generation Y’. According to a ‘social media’ profile registered under his name, Tyler is a lawyer in his spare time, when he is...
ALL THE EDITORS MEN: ET TU, JEREMY?
The battle between Dragnet Mag editor Jeremy’s mother and Percival W. Pennyweather has escalated. Check out the sordid play-by-play over at Sober Second Thoughts. percivalwpennyweather: In a series of Machiavellian twists so malicious, so malevolent as to fill Julius Caesar’s heart with sympathy, Jeremy Hanson-Finger (editor of the once acclaimed Dragnet Magazine) has plotted to...
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So it turns out my mother is friends with Percival W. Pennyweather, and she’s now writing about “gardenalia” on his column. First up, the noble tiger lily. —Jeremy Hanson-Finger, Co-editor.
Enhance Your Home with a DIY Water Wall
Dragnet Issue Three contributor Shari Kasman dishes on making a water wall at home. sharikasman: Photo: An authenticwater wall Is there a water wall between the reception area and the relaxation-purification-epilation-rehydration-microdermabrasion area of your spa? Have you ever thought of stealing that water wall when the receptionist is on her nail-filing break? It’s tempting, I know....
Tales from the Polling Station
Dragnet Issue Three contributor Shari Kasman writes about being a deputy in her inaugural post on her new Tumblr, where she has important things to discuss with you. Are you listening? sharikasman: Photo: A real look at inside of the Catholic School’s gym I was a deputy last week. Really, I was. I worked as Deputy Registration Officer at a polling station on Election Day (there was an election...
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Grantland interview with Don DeLillo about the... →