Tourney of Bookshit


HTML Giant‘s Tournament of Bookshit, now six months deep into its hilarious ramble, has just announced its Final 4:

Semi #1 – Alcoholism vs. “everybody has a story”, judged by Jennifer L. Knox.

Semi #2 – Calling anything you write a manuscript vs. Sewage Treatment Technologies, judged by Jason Bredle.

The announcement comes hot on the heels of Calling anything you write a manuscript’s win over celeb fiction, which had some real gems and was a serious match to boot. It was what everyone was waiting for and, if humble, yet meteoric Calling anything you write a manuscript has a slurry of go-ahead wins all the way to the championships, it may be looked upon as the true turning point in a truly historic year for bookshit.


Graham Todd is an intern at The Rumpus. He spends his mornings writing post-apocalyptic, vaguely biblical sci-fi horror comedy, his evenings tutoring the wide-eyed youth of the Palo Alto area, and his Thursdays at The Rumpus office, effectively “off the streets”. Beyond this weekly ritual, he enjoys karaoke, the movies, and jogging. More from this author →