Sunday, May 19, 2019

Getting to Know You Before I Fuck You Application (2004)


Davy Rothbart, ed., ‘Found’: The Best Lost, Tossed, and Forgotten Items from Around the World (New York: Fireside, 2004), 62. “Getting to Know You Before I Fuck You Application.” Longer (and more grammatical) variations can be found on the Web.



Friday, May 17, 2019

The Great Anti-Pollution Chain Letter (1972)


Sam Love and David Obst, eds., Ecotage! (Pocket Books, 1972), 13, 14, 44-5. A proposal for “The Great Anti-Pollution Chain Letter.” “Below is a list of typical individuals, each intent on polluting our country for their own gain, and at our loss. Before each name are two months of the year. Whichever name is beside the month in which you receive this letter, you send them garbage within three days. […] Within eight weeks the man will receive 40,000 pieces of assorted garbage.”