June 22, 2008

Spot the Odd One Out

Filed under: Uncategorized — duncan @ 11:01 pm

Who is the odd one out?

Louis Althusser

William S Burroughs

Bertrand Russell

 Henry VIII

Answer: Bertrand Russell only tried to murder his wife…  (General memo: stop with the murdering, people.)


  1. But Neil Entwistle DID kill his wife (and their son).

    Comment by robertjerome — June 25, 2008 @ 3:28 am

  2. Though fundametally irredeemable misogynists they all were, it’s a shame that Russell never had such a moment of lucidity as this:

    Kerouac (editing Naked Lunch): “Bill, what is all this stuff about young naked boys being hanged in limestone caves?”
    Burroughs: “No idea. I know I’m some kind of interplanetary agent but I don’t think my signals are decoding properly.”

    Comment by comtederotherhithe — June 25, 2008 @ 1:18 pm

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