The Brain-Dead Megaphone.pdf

The Brain-Dead Megaphone

George Saunders

In this, his first collection of essays, Saunders trains his eye on the real world rather than the fictional and reveals it to be brimming with wonderful, marvellous strangeness. As he faces a political and cultural reality saturated with lazy media, false promises and political doublespeak, Saunders invokes the wisdom of American literary heroes Twain, Vonnegut and Barthelme and inspires us to re-examine our assumptions about the world we live in, as we struggle to discover what is really there.

21 Mar 2008 ... The Braindead Megaphone is his first collection of essays and explores such wide-ranging subjects as the opulence of Dubai and the meditating ... 20 Sep 2007 ... "The Braindead Megaphone" is a collection of essays, not short stories, but it's still a representative and very welcome addition to the Saunders ...

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The Brain-Dead Megaphone.pdf


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Sofi Voighua

There’s an essay by the writer George Saunders called The Brain Dead Megaphone. It begins with an anecdote about a party with guests who have ‘lived, suffered…have real areas of expertise’ and are conversing happily.’ In walks a guy with a megaphone and starts to dominate the room.

Mattio Mazios


Noe Schulzzo

Saunders trains his eye on the real world rather than the fictional for the first time, & shows that it too is brimmming with wonderful, marvellous strangeness, ...

Jason Statham

Imagine that the Megaphone has two dials: One controls the Intelligence of its rhetoric and the other its Volume. Ideally, the Intelligence would be set on High, and the Volume on Low—making it possible for multiple, contradictory voices to be broadcast and heard. But to the extent that the Intelligence is set on Stupid, and the Volume on ...

Jessica Kolhmann

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