It’s that time of year again — when pink and red rule the aisles of your local Wal-Mart, pre-adolescent boys and girls hope for poorly worded expressions of like from that special someone, lonely administrative assistants seethe quietly into their morning coffees, and See’s Candies pays for the second, third, and fourth quarters of the year. Yes, it’s Valentine’s Week!
Last year, we celebrated the dreaded V-Day by soliciting awkward and painful breakup stories from our friends (and ourselves), so for ’09, we thought it might be nice to take the opposite approach, and really celebrate the spirit of the season. For the next three days, the guys and gals of Popdose will be sharing that love with you — specifically, that which we feel for our favorite books, movies, and music. Because there are so damn many of us, we’ve decided to break this year’s Love Post into three sections, starting with today’s look at our love affair with the written word.
Who loves DeLillo? Who loves Whitman? And what in the hell is Whales on Stilts about? Find out by clicking on the above image — or this handy hyperlink right here. Come swoon with us!