So.... I had this recent email exchange:"Lex10 to fakecriterions
show details 12:59 PM (3 hours ago)
So, um, just out of curiosity is it that:
you get thousands of submissions,
or is it that you did not find my design good-looking enough,
or is it because you found the humor in bad taste?
(Plot Summary for Manhattan: Isaac, 42, has divorced Jill. She is now living with another woman, Connie, and is writing a book in which she will reveal some very private points of their relationship. Isaac has a love affair with Tracy, 17, when he meets Mary, the mistress of his best friend Yale. Yale is already married to Emily.)
I'm a big boy and can take it on the first two.....
P.S. Chuck Palahniuk found my Fight Club good enough to post,
Fake Criterions to me
show details 1:14 PM (3 hours ago)
I found it quite funny. the one-word response belying acerbic disdain n'all. And so, since my work isn't good enough, and they're too busy, and I showed bad taste, I have Founded UNCENSORED FAKE CRITERIONS (link at pic et. al.) the original admittedly a brilliant concept and I invite you to SUBMIT. You could literally take a dump on a sheet of paper and entitle it "C.C. & Company" and it will go up. The funny thing is, I will probably censor it for porn or exploitation, so, uh, it's uh, funny, no? 'Cause it's till censored.
Here's the three I submitted - none of which made the cut (except at Chuck Palahniuk's site) halve a larf, or be offended, if you're cool with 56-year-olds marrying their daughters: