The response to the grotesque is humor.

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS. . .

Literary theories come and go, but this one stuck with me.  The idea is this: when something seems too terrible to bear, or so awful that it is awkward to respond, you find a laugh in it; and then you realize your laughter is grotesque.

Last night, for instance, my

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If you don’t mind getting dizzy . . .

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

SOPHIE REDESIGNED now is on Amazon’s Kindle.  You can even see a FREE SAMPLE.  There were problems at first:  not only had the italicized sections been lost, but all the text was centered, so it read more like a long, narrative poem.  It was even hard to tell where

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