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"Guilty Pleasures of Literary Greats"

How comforting for a literary lightweight such as myself, who never misses an episode of American Idol, to know that the heavyweights of earlier eras wallowed in equally lowbrow cultural pursuits.

Nabokov, "an ardent devotee of Dennis the Menace"? Well, at least it was the comic strip he loved, and not the thoroughly irritating sitcom.

(Via Boing Boing.)

February 18, 2007 in Books | Permalink