Thursday Hangovers

2 thoughts on “Thursday Hangovers”

  1. I cannot see Bloom’s name without thinking of this lovely comment made (by Zoe Heller in The Daily Telegraph) at the fever pitch of the Naomi Wolf scandal:
    But after dinner, she claims, he ignored her portfolio of poems and placed his hand on the inside of her thigh. This gesture was so shocking and repulsive to her that she leapt up and vomited in the kitchen sink, whereupon Prof Bloom – who knew a brush-off when he saw one – hastily departed, but not before pronouncing Wolf a “deeply troubled girl”.
    Read the article here.
    (No, I am not condoning sexual harassment, yada yada yada.)
    “Forces entry into oppression’s closed rooms” indeed.

Comments are closed.

Scroll to Top