Friday, May 7, 2010

"Ben Tanzer is a writer with enough heart to pump life into nearly any literary scene." We get PopMatters'd. And like it. A lot.

Most humbled we are. Rock star author and TBWCYL, Inc. favorite David Masciotra has written a quite awesome essay on the pop culture and psychological implications of TBWCYL, Inc. spokesperson Ben Tanzer's fiction and we are most appreciative. The title of the essay is "Ben Tanzer’s Fiction: A Tragicomic Exploration of Life and Pop Culture" and it appears at the most excellent PopMatters blog. We hope you check it out and we have printed an excerpt below for your reading pleasure. By the way did we mention that we are humbled? Because we are. Way.

"The pop cultural references and witty banter in Tanzer’s fiction is not merely some slick game intended to show off literary skills and trivia knowledge for the audience. It is an attempt to contribute to literature’s finest inquiry: What makes the individual affectionate, lonely, satisfied, and terrified?"