I just got a very strange and exciting press release from Emerson College:
Ploughshares, one of America’s leading literary magazines and a
beloved Boston treasure, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To commemorate this
inspiring achievement, Ploughshares is throwing a star-studded gala
hosted by Denis Leary (star and co-creator of Rescue Me, acclaimed
comedian, and Emerson College alumnus), featuring a rare showcase of the
magazine’s greatest hits – and some surprise gems – from
the Ploughshares archives.
The illustrious readers will include Dennis Lehane, Alice Hoffman, Wally Lamb and Andre Dubus III.
I am trying to imagine Denis Leary hosting a literary event. Can you imagine Denis Leary hosting a literary event? I certainly can't imagine Denis Leary hosting a literary event. HOWEVER, this will be a truly exciting and novel literary event!
Unless Denis Leary does that bit about Cindy Crawford. That really disrupted my childhood: