Today marks the release of George Orwell’s Diaries, the influential writer’s personal writings from the years 1931 to 1949, published for the first time in the United States. Orwell is one of those writers who is so infused in our collective imagination and culture that his name has become its own adjective: “Orwellian” is used to describe a totalitarian government or situation similar to the one in 1984. Like Kafka, whose “Kafkaesque,” has come to mean not only “like Kafka’s writing” but also the more disconnected “marked by a senseless, disorie
Marked by dream-like surreality and communal alienation. Also, containing many cats.
The quality of pondering Jewish fatherhood and one’s own deep nostalgia.
Containing a copious amount of creative Spanglish.
1. Of unclear or fluid basis in reality, and/or commentary on such.
2. Of or pertaining to graphic blowjob scenes.
As pertaining to schlubby, awkward, and often self-deprecating dudes.