It’s Minor Nick Denton, Gawker and Defamer Are Much Richer

How is it that today’s Crap Email From a Dude (or, today, “Crap Manifesto From a Dude“) at Jezebel is illustrated with this:


And yet none of 235 comments note the immortal genius of The Squid and the Whale? Seriously, I must have watched that at least twelve times by now. Me and my friends made an effort to interject, “Yes, it’s very Kafkaesque” into every conversation about The Metamorphosis in 20th Century Lit last year. I’m pretty sure I’ve called This Side of Paradise “minor Fitzgerald” in jest at least five times in the last year. It’s easily the most quotable movie I’ve ever seen. Observe:

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