Leland Cheuk discusses his new novel, NO GOOD VERY BAD ASIAN.
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For the New Yorker, Dave Haglund reviews Louis C.K.’s stand-up special, at times pointing out the differences between crafting a comedic set and a piece of literature; at Electric Literature, Jason Diamond holds some opposite opinions.
Louis C.K. is a comedian with balding, red hair. He has a television show that I’ve seen a few times and I enjoyed. I don’t know what his initials stand for or why his show is called Louie and not Louis.