Possibly the single redeeming aspect of this 1:30 am fire alarm is overhearing the extremely southern bros behind me discuss what they’d take with them first- “my George W Bush picture!” I’m really not sure that was meant as a joke..
If Neverwhere was about the London underneath, [American Gods] would be about the America between, and on top of, and around. It’s an America with strange mythic depths.
It’s about the soul of America, really. What people brought to America, what found them when they came, and the things that lie sleeping beneath it all.”
Degree of homesickness for Rice at the moment: doing the online virtual tour of campus