Tom Robbins Quote
“In the end, we should simply imagine a joke; a long joke that's being continually retold in an accent too thick and too strange to ever be completely understood. Life is that joke. The soul is its punchline.”
Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates (2000)
Born: July 22, 1936 (age 81)
Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist
Bio: Thomas Eugene Tom Robbins is an American author. His best-selling novels are seriocomedies, often wildly poetic stories with a strong social and philosophical undercurrent, an irreverent bent, and scenes extrapolated from carefully researched bizarre facts.
Quote of the day
“Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.”