TV makes you smart
pop culture manifesto
why'd I write a book
Minor... very minor... (unless you're part of the New-Brooklyn Hipster Revival effort) celebrity news and celebrity gossip: Steven Berlin Johnson spotted challenging Jonathan Safran Foer to a contest of both wits and irony at a gentrified Park Slope party.
Eye witnesses report that the duo dueled for the regional Park Slope Post-Modern Heavyweight Title. Foer won the first through the third rounds by starting a fake blog making fun of his post-modern, witty, and ironic lifestyle, but Steven "Fiction is for Wimps" Johnson scored a late round knock out by writing a book about how today's TV pop culture makes us smarter. The writer was quoted as saying after the fight that, "the book has been translated into 13 languages already including Latin, Aramaic, and cave wall drawings." Foer was last seen trapped in Malcolm Gladwell's hair . hmmm...