Posted January 10, 2009on:
Via Jezebel, even fictional Wall Street tycoons and i-bankers are getting the kiss-off from the romance genre. I’m picturing the BookWorld replete with these strapping stockbrokers, begging for D-list character roles in their pinstriped Armani suits. These days, it’s tough to be a gangsta.
The article claims that rugby players are the next Big Thing, but in times of financial hardship, I think the hero of the hour should be obvious. Pirates! Steal from the rich and ravish the maidens! Ahoy!
No, this is no way a meager offering instead of the recap I should have been working on over winter break. I swear, I will get through Anita Blake if the nipples of steel kill me! Knowing JC, it’s not a wholly implausible fate.