Good morning. How are you? A special welcome to everybody coming to visit via the Very Short List. I've subscribed to VSL for the past year and found some real gems among their daily recommendations --- cool books, videos, music, and lots of great information graphics --- so I'm very excited (and grateful) that they decided to make the monster book their discovery of the day today. (Hell, yesterday's pick was the new book by Nicholson Baker, one of my favorite authors since The Fermata and The Mezzanine. That's good company!)
And of course, I've got a new monster for you, too:
I can't help but think that 161 is a bit... unhinged. That's not a sane look, is it? Is this a creature of malfeasance? Or is there a benign explanation for the way he's coming off right here? I know I can count on you to uncover that which does not immediately meet the eye. If you can spare the time, I hope that you'll...
I hope that the week has been treating you well so far
and that you'll be back again tomorrow for Monster 162.
It's not that I'm needy, it's just that 344 LOVES YOU