Nacht and English Department Host Pynchon Symposium

Nacht Magazine and the English Department co-hosted a symposium this past Tuesday on notoriously reclusive author Thomas Pynchon, writer of such novels as “Gravity’s Rainbow” and “The Crying of Lot 49.” The symposium was brought together as a continuation of Laura Backup’s article on the Thomas Pynchon wiki, and the theme of marginalia and fan culture in the most recent edition of Nacht Magazine.

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Two Girls One Laptop: An Evening of Feminist Pornography

Full disclosure: In an attempt to mine for inspiration for our column and spare Marianne’s partner the guinea pig status afforded him in the last column, we had decided that tonight was the night to snuggle up and watch some skin flicks. Warning: this entire event was pretty comical and lent itself to a high degree of innuendo. Our description, for better or for worse, reflects that.

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