Get ready to have your mind blown because recently released documents from the estate of beloved author/guy who corners you on the street to talk about whether you’re going to Heaven C.S. Lewis have suggested that when he wrote Aslan, he meant for him to be Jewish and to feel deeply weird about being compared … Continue reading
Author Archives: paul
“I was inspired to make Atlas Shrugged because shrugging is how I respond when poor people ask me how they are going to afford food”: ‘In the Archives’ with Ayn Rand
Here at clickity-lit we plunder the archives for interviews with old authors. Today it is Ayn Rand, renowned weird name haver whose quotes are the best way to know that the person who you are arguing with on the internet is a teenage boy. The text is from her 1974 interview with Generic Boobs Magazine, … Continue reading
Making a Difference: JK Rowling says that the Harry Potter books are actually set in a migrant camp in Calais, and that Harry is “maybe Somalian? Yeah, sure, that’ll do.”
Hold on to your hats because Harry Potter is still out there making a difference. Eleven years after the last book dropped, heroic being JK Rowling is still out there doing it for the kids. Between tweeting epic takedowns of Donald Trump, and epic vacillations as to why Johnny Depp is still in Fantastic Beasts, … Continue reading
Progress for openness! New edition of The Hobbit has everybody asking Bilbo if ‘Everything is ok at home?’
Overshare and back again. Continue reading
Seven times Jack Kerouac was too cool for you squares!
Scoo boo boo boo, I’m cooler than you. Continue reading
Quizventure! You Are Snape. Can You Bully a Vulnerable Child into Emotional Catatonia?
Romantic People Devastated to Discover That Mr. Darcy is Actually a Total Twat
Get the tissues ready because this is the saddest story that you’ll read all day. Hundreds of people who have been arbitrarily using the example of Mr. Darcy to represent a romantic, gentlemanly figure have been devastated upon having read Pride and Prejudice and realising that Mr. Darcy is a total twat. Darcy, an elitist … Continue reading
Owned! Recently uncovered letters reveal that George Orwell wrote Animal Farm as an epic comeback to the pig who enslaved him for fourteen years
This is the best comeback you’re going to read all day. A series of letters recently discovered in the private apartments of George Orwell have revealed that Animal Farm, so often believed to be an allegory of Stalinist corruption of socialist ideals, was actually as far more personal book to the author. In fact, these … Continue reading
The Real Game of Thrones! Meet the Daenerys Targaryens Who Are Being Inspired to Be Self-Entitled Blonde Girls Abroad.
Wow, if this doesn’t make you happy then I don’t know what will. Thanks to the example of Daenerys Targareyn, blonde girls everywhere (but mainly the USA and Britain) are being inspired to go abroad and then act really self-entitled and become furious when people either aren’t impressed or point out that just because her … Continue reading