'I know that it celebrates that same leisure class at the bottom, that’s what the whole thing is about. You know like, 'Kill cops!' and 'What are women good for?' One thing! It’s all part of the pose,' said Mr. Wolfe. 'But I’ve noticed we’ve backed away a little bit in the last several years from killing cops and making girls lean over and all that.'"
Only missionary position for the rappers these days! When you reminisce on how Tommy absolutely nailed the college kid slang in "I Am Charlotte Simmons," (Example: "Yo, Hoyt! 'Sup?...I saw you upstairs there hittin' on that little tigbiddy! Tell the truth! You really, honestly, think she's hot?") you can only hope that his next novel is all about hip hop. [NYO; pic via]