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The "vulgo:cynicism" of dear amigo Carl Weissner's Die Abenteuer von Trashman -- his term for the humor of his latest book from Vienna-based Milena Verlag -- was already on display in last year's Manhattan Muffdiver. Both are written in German, and since I read German like a desperate beachcomber, I'll take his word for it. But vulgo-cynicism certainly fits the tone and texture of the two books he wrote in English, which I can read: The Braille Film, a Burroughsian cut-up text published decades ago in San Francisco by Nova Broadcast Press (aka Yours Truly), and Death in Paris, published online in 2009 by RealityStudio, which I think of as stripped-down Chandler with value-added vulgarity.
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