The boys upstairs are big fans of the Cintra Wilson. We’ve been privy only to the blurbs on the covers of her books, A Massive Swelling and Colors Insulting to Nature. She seems funny. What happened recently, she tells us in an email she sent to many people, is that she was assigned by Rolling Stone to join the White House Press Corps for a few weeks and “absorb the post-Rove meltdown.” What happened after she turned in her “solid magnum opus” to her Stone editor was her article was killed, as we say in journalism (“killed” has just the opposite meaning in standup comedy, ironically). But all is ultimately not lost. Salon.com, whom she calls her patron saint, will run her piece, unedited and as “f-ing amazing” as she meant it to be, tomorrow, Saturday, August 27. She invites, implores all of us to read it:
Please, please log on and check it out, if you ever wanted to read someone tearing Scott McClellan a new one. Several new ones. And please bombard me with your comments, thoughts, objections, etc.