Some tiny creature, mad with wrath,

Is coming nearer on the path.

--Edward Gorey

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Outlying Islands

Writer, lawyer, cyclist, rock climber, wanderer of dark residential streets, friend.

Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Regarding "Point Pleasant"

From the Times review, this gem:

Traditionally, sociologists and literary critics have explained adolescents' attraction to vampire stories and supernatural themes as a coming-of-age fantasy of power and sexual impulses. As teenagers become increasingly indulged and entitled in American society, however, parents may seek subconscious comfort in the notion that Satan really is dictating their children's behavior.

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