20 thoughts on “Great Moments in Shithole Literature

  1. [ nit -pick ] ….verse written by the cathedral musician John Lilliat some time before his death in 1629


    Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, composed by Kurt Weill with a libretto by Bertolt Brecht

    |Whiskey bar|

    1. Related:
      "They say 'there are no atheists in foxholes.' Perhaps, then, there are also no libertarians in crises."- Jeffery Frankel

  2. Surprisingly, the genre of "Shit Lit" does not include anything by Don DeLillo, Jonathan Franzen, or Rick Moody. Fight me!

  3. @ShitAcademicsSay

    A doctoral student and their advisor walk into a bar. The advisor orders a rough draft and they sit in awkward silence for eight months.

    1. I don't know about you, but an overly wound phone cord drives me crazy and I have to fix it if I have the time. I also don't like my sandwiches cut in half, and see numbers as distinctly colored in my mind (color/number synesthesia).

      I also can mute a phone call.

  4. Think what would have happened if Dotard had been in politics at the time of Zimbabwean independence, and he had to say Ndabaningi Sithole.

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