Lyndon Hood - Autoiconoclast, Wellington

Friday, January 12, 2007

New Hood: Hood: Satirist's Holiday Ruined by Unpunished Folly

Returning to the office today, Scoop's Resident Satirist today reported that his summer holiday had been "absolutely ruined" by the thought of mankind continuing to engage in the vices of folly, blindness and arrogance without him criticising this behaviour in literature.

"There I was sitting on the beach, trying to get to grips with Pope's Dunciad, and all the time I was thinking, what if someone falls prey to the forces of irrationality and I'm not there to chide them?" said the Satirist, who cites his skill in deriding foolishness as one reason he has been Time's person of the year for two years running...

See... http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0701/S00139.htm