I love breaking codes. I love working with symbols. “Wait a minute! Why didn’t I see this before? Doc is giving the V sign that stands for Vineland and Pynchon’s novel V. I think this movie is showing us THE WAY to the last Hippie reservation.”
(“Do you have any claim to fame . . . other than having had Pynchon bonk your wife?”).
This morning I discovered Jules Siegel and his ex-wife, Christine Wexler, wrote a book about Siegel’s experiences when he went online and chatted with Pynchon Freaks. One could say I have picked up the gauntlet, the topic that was exploited when this book came into print. Funny, why didn’t my ex-Facebook friends, and my ex-wife, tell me about this book? Boris Kachka, Charles Shields, and Mary Ann Tharaldsen, remain tight Facebook buddies, I no longer privy to their conversations. With this discovery, I can now fish more directly for the answer to this question;
Do you have any claim to fame……other than having bonked Pynchon’s ex-wife?
But, the new question I am mining, like a vein of gold, is;
Is Thomas Pynchon exaggerating his drug experience and expertise, like Brian Willams, who…
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