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George Saunders’ “Little St. Don” and the limits of contemporary satire

George Saunders has a new story called “Little St. Don” in this week’s New Yorker. A satirical hagiography of Donald Trump, “Little St. Don” is a pastiche told in little vignettes, parables roughly allegorical to today’s horrorshow headlines. Here’s an example from early in the… Read More

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Satire of the Romantic Suicide — Leonardo Alenza

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Roman Muradov’s graphic novella Jacob Bladders and the State of the Art reviewed

Roman Muradov’s newest graphic novella, Jacob Bladders and the State of the Art (Uncivilized Books, 2016), is the brief, shadowy, surreal tale of an illustrator who’s robbed of his artwork by a rival. There’s more of course. In a sense though, the plot is best summarized in… Read More