television show i watch – writer i could imagine as show runner in a parallel universe

August 14, 2007

  • “the hills” – raymond carver
  • “weeds” – lorrie moore
  • “big love” – jeffrey eugenides
  • “rock of love with bret michaels” – norman mailer
  • “californication” – bukowski (phillip roth if you want to be generous)
  • “big brother” – walter benjamin
  • “the sopranos” – don delillo (leaning heavily on ‘libra’ with a dash of ‘underworld’)
  • “the flavor of love” – percival everett (circa ‘erasure’)
  • “flight of the conchords” – aimee bender
  • “hey paula” – joan didion
  • “entourage” – john cheever
  • “the office” – nicholson baker
  • “lost” – thomas pynchon

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