Priceless fun: Drunken texts from famous authors

The Paris Review published this set of jokes – and readers contributed some gems – this is my favourite:

‎1. CAMILLE CUSUMANO | June 19, 2012 at 10:02 pm 
F. Sott Sfitzjerald
The rate of a first-test intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the hand at the same mind, and still refrain from the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see things are otherwise and yet be determined to make them hopeless.

About Jonathan Chamberlain

I am a novelist and creative writer attacking all genres indiscriminately - Dreams of Gold (humour) - Alphabet of Vietnam (literary suspense) - Whitebait & Tofu (noir suspense) - Wordjazz for Stevie (memoir) - King Hui (biography) - Chinese Gods (cultural analysis) - The Cancer Survivor's Bible (self-help) My literary blog is In Praise of Older Books see My Fighting Cancer website is My cancer information archive is at
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