Author Bret Easton Ellis didn't ask to be turned into a hot, sexy myth. But he's not exactly complaining about it, either."It's
so interesting to see how the myth takes over," he told a Brattle
Theatre audience, in response to a question about how it felt to be
"young and hot" when he first tasted literary success.
We have to hand it to the Onion for writing the ultimate J.D. Salinger tribute; this truly is the final word on the subject. And yet, we couldn't help but notice these other notable eulogies that have come rumbling through the tubes over the last two days:Wes Anderson
On New York Magazine's Vulture Blog, Anderson says: "He always struck me as an odd candidate for hermitage — despite his
flights of antisocial mysticism, the energy of Salinger’s prose was
relentlessly sociable, charming, and connective.