Wednesday remainders

  • Did Mary Magdalen get pegged as a hooker because the church couldn’t stomach the New Testament’s most independent woman as Christ’s favorite disciple?
  • Theo Tait says “it’s a shock, on reading Denis Demonpion’s biography, to learn quite how much of Houellebecq’s life has been thrust raw — though often distorted — into his novels.” (Dana’s got your U.S. Houellebecq update.)


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