Friday, March 24, 2006

Polly and Gordon: a match made in heaven

Mr Eugenides has taken the "Polly wants to fuck Gordon" meme and run with it, scoring a try and a conversion with this beautiful first line:
Bedraggled, bow-legged, and smeared with semen, Polly Toynbee staggers into the Guardian offices to sing a husky encomium of praise to the Cyclops King.

Every time that I read it, it makes me laugh.

Naturally, if only not to disappoint Peter, I shall have another go at her myself, but first I need cigarettes. Stay tuned, and read Mr E in the meantime...

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The very model of a modern scientific man

Your humble Devil was thoroughly amused by Neil Ferguson's fall from grace, and is very pleased to have found the time to outline Fergus...