By Robert Coover
From Hollywood B-movies to Hollywood classics, an evening on the video clips invents what may have occurred in those Saturday afternoon matinees. Mad scientists, vampires, cowboys, dance-men, Chaplin, and Bogart, all flit throughout Robert Coover's riotously humorous monitor, doing issues and uttering strains which are as surprising to them as they're humorous to the reader. As Coover's software publicizes, you'll get Coming points of interest, The Weekly Serial, experience, Comedy, Romance, and extra, yet became upside-down and inside-out.
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The weeping man with the prodigious grin he is a most very funny man to see! Ah. .! The flesh she is breaking. She is cracking down across the face from the white hair to the white throat and then away she is tearing from the skull with a peculiar very sucking sound. Only are remaining the big wet eyes in their mournful sockets. Very funny, yes, of course, but, eh. . macabre. Yes, of truth one would say, I think, macabre. The round brown Mexican he is giggling as a young boy with the teared-away flesh bunching up like bar rags in his fat hands.
I ain't gittin' off this stool, Hank. " Gentry had slipped quietly in through the side door. He was white as a sun-baked dog turd and all atremble. Sheriff Harmon stared as though stupefied at the three of them, at the old storekeeper, the preacher, and the doddering banker. He grunted. Maybe he ought to just get on his horse and ride out of here. If he had any place to go. He thought of Belle. "Okay," he said quietly. "Okay. We'll let easy do it. " They seemed to relax a bit at this, but no one looked at him.
A little thing, but it ate away at him. 11:55. Five minutes. Well, damn it, it should be time enough. He jerked harshly on the reins; the roan reared. " Hank ordered. The roan turned down a side street off the main run. Hank swung up in front of Gentry's Junction Hotel, unmounted, hitched the horse. Inside, he walked on past the clerk with a brief nod -the Sheriff was well known in the hotel -- and up the stairs. At room 1210 he hesitated, then walked on in. Belle, that sweet taunting virgin, lay naked on her broad four-poster, scratching herself idly.
A Night at the Movies, or, You Must Remember This by Robert Coover