Adam Savage of Mythbusters (Mefi's Own
) on Minnesota public radio singing "I Will Survive" in the voice of Gollum
with Neil Gaiman in attendance.
The Latest Salvo From Gore Vidal, The Last Of The Great Wits:
He's a tremendous snob, infuriatingly opinionated and sets out to upset all and sundry, left, right and centre. But Gore Vidal
is still the meanest, fastest wit in the West. Harry Kloman
runs a magnificent fan site
, bursting with goodies and verbal violence which is an education in itself. Or, for a contrarian view, check out rival wit John Simon's demolition job
. But come on - can anyone
compete with the Master? Christopher Hitchens? Fran Lebowitz? James Woolcott? Clive James? I think not.