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Thomas Pynchon in the NY Daily News?

March 20, 2012

It seems everything I know about New York newspapers is wrong.  The online website of the New York Daily News is reporting on a Thomas Pynchon – Crying of Lot 49 graffito in a Brooklyn bathroom:


Now, I’m not quite sure how this is news, but it certainly does not fit in with the stereotype I have of New York Daily News readers.

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  1. March 20, 2012 10:19 pm

    I don’t consider Crying of Lot 49 to be particularly obscure, but I hardly think it reaches the level of mass culture; for example, relatively few people seem to be aware that the popular television series Lost was a loose adaptation of Lot 49.

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