Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters

b b Hilariously imagined text conversations the passive aggressive the clever and the strange from classic and modern literary figures from Scarlett O Hara to Jessica Wakefield br br Mallory Ortberg the co creator of the cult favorite website i The Toast i presents this whimsical collection of hysterical text conversations from your favorite literary characters Everyone knows that if Scarlett O Hara had an unlimited text and data plan she d constantly try to tempt Ashley away from Melanie with suggestive messages If Mr Rochester could text Jane Eyre his ardent missives would obviously be in all caps And Daisy Buchanan would not only text while driving she d text you to pick her up after she totaled her car Based on the popular web feature i Texts from Jane Eyre i is a witty irreverent mashup that brings the characters from your favorite books into the twenty first century

Hexus Journal. Issue 2: Secret Agreements

Volume two draws on the theme of secret agreements and includes the first UK publication of a piece from Eric Basso a recounting of George Grosz s meeting with a Expressionist era sorcerer as well as new writing from Miles Klee and Madeleine Gobbo Yannick Hill Garett Strickland and Jon Leon with artwork from Penny Slinger Leonard Silverberg Sally Wright Lucinda Devlin and Erica Eyres all using the theme not only to explore the more conventional horror mores such as ritual and s ance but also to find the aberration in the everyday friendship of teenage girls queasiness in the thick high gloss of the perfect beach front nightclub and spectral light from the glow of the tanning salon bed br br Secret Agreements places its emphasis on the role that desires play in all our interactions from first romance to deathbed contract folding the implicit the tacit and the treacherous in a cloak that is marked by a cross and ultimately run through with a dagger