Tuesday, November 16, 2004

In the mail today...

...the latest issue of Maisonneuve , a cool magazine that I'm proud to say is published in Montreal. I'm trying to convince all my friends to subscribe, though I realize it's perhaps not the rag for everyone. It's edgy, irreverent, funny and original. In every issue, there's at least one article where you think "the author's making this up, it's just too wierd," but a quick google and lo and behold, the world rock-scissor-paper chapionships really did take place in some forgetable town in New Jersey. I'd love to send a gift subscription to my father, just to let him know what life is like here, but it sometimes publishes articles in which homosexuality is tacitly approved of, so I think I'll hold off.

Like all good "literary" mags, it publishes a few token poems, some excelent, some that leave me shaking my head. One that made me laugh but which I wonder, in honesty, how it made it to print is " If Paris Hilton Wrote Poetry". It's been among the top ten artilcles on the web site for months.

2 comments:

Aisha said...

Megacool! My gran used to do rock paper scissors as a nameless game with me, no chant or anything, jsut the hand-symbols.
I think I even have a poem about this in my chapbook.

Aisha

paula said...

"I wonder, in honesty, how it made it to print is " If Paris Hilton Wrote Poetry".

I , too, wonder, Ranger. Cute ;-)