1. Chris Hedges on Moby Dick – Good, but not good enough.
2. Is Nabokov’s poetry bad? – I’m undecided.
3. Jack Kirby vs. Alex Toth – IMO: Toth’s formally, technically far superior; Kirby’s daemonic Romantic genius unsurpassed.
4. Profile of Renata Adler – Need to finish Speedboat.
5. Richard Ford on driving around with his parents looking at houses – I truly love RF, but why?
6. James Salter isn’t sexist – Wouldn’t that be an incredible thing for a man his age?