Jonathan Franzen’s Shtick

“It seems like everyone wants to get on the Jonathan Franzen bandwagon of being a cranky contrarian about innocuous things people like. In unrelated news, my new book, Puppies and Kittens Are Giant Assholes is coming out soon. Enjoy the chapter about how butterflies are racist and don’t courtesy flush.”

via Steve Almond vs. Jon Stewart and Colbert | MetaFilter.