I believe Trump is destroying the World of Fiction – too! This is causing much grief and alarm, because Western Culture has forever straddled the fence between Truth and Folklore. Trump only wants his folkore to prevail. So did Hitler.
Thomas Pynchon wrote Vineland in 1990. It takes place in Vineland the last stronghold of the last hippies that are doomed with the election of Ronald Reagan who went after the Evil Red Empire of the Rus (red) who were Vikings.
Mythical Vineland is in Northern California, a composit of Sonoma, Mendocino, and the Russian (Rus) river area where I took Rena Christiansen, a beautiful Norse Goddess who became my Muse, and the Muse of the famous artist, Christine Rosamond. The Rosemond cote of arms depicts a dancing wolf that was found on the banners of several famous Sea-Rovers, including Rollo.
My ex-wife, Mary Ann Tharaldson, is kin to Eric the Red who came to America before the Sinclairs, and named it Vineland. Mary Ann and her husband adopted two boys. One was a Inuit Eskimo from Alaska, and the other was a blonde boy they named Erik. They had…
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