Hooray to Slate

Tatyana (see her comments e.g. to this entry) sent me this: A Slate Author on Russian “Pulp Literature”.

I haven’t read anything as funnily clueless since I don’t remember how long ago. If you’re unfamiliar with the Russian belle lettres, I’m ready to explain; if you are, at least some of the author’s blunders should be clear. The guy blatantly contradicts even the sources he links to. Slate managed to put the title on the front page! Great job.

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