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Too cool for Poppy Z. Brite

Could this be the apotheosis of LiveJournal drama? Seminal teen-angst vampire-novel author Poppy Z. Brite kicked out of LiveJournal group, presumably because the moderator wanted the honour of smacking her down. Champagne comedy, folks. (via bOING bOING)

(I didn't even know Poppy Z. Brite had a LiveJournal; though, in retrospect, it'd be more surprising if she didn't have one. Which makes me wonder: does Trent Reznor have one?)

There are 7 comments on "Too cool for Poppy Z. Brite":

Posted by: mitch http:// Mon Jan 12 12:00:44 2004

Looks like he bailed after what happened to Poppy: http://www.livejournal.com/~headlikeahole/

Posted by: Graham http://grudnuk.com/ Mon Jan 12 13:37:07 2004

Who's Poppy Z Brite?

Posted by: mitch http:// Mon Jan 12 20:59:41 2004

She writes about seminal teen-angst.

Posted by: Graham http://grudnuk.com/ Mon Jan 12 23:36:21 2004

Ah. She sounds like an idoru to me.

Posted by: kv http:// Tue Jan 13 01:11:50 2004

she sounds horrible.

Posted by: acb http://dev.null.org/ Tue Jan 13 03:12:55 2004

She lives in New Orleans and writes novels about vampires, alienation, angst and embracing your inner darkness, i.e., all the stuff that sells to sullen teens who buy their clothes at Hot Topic. She was something like the Original Teeny-Goth Novelist, followed by ranks of Professional Goths like Caitlin Kiernan and others. To this day, the only decent writer with "Goth" on his business cards is Warren Ellis.

Posted by: dj http://deejbah.livejournal.com Tue Jan 13 04:22:02 2004

You'd hope that name was intentionally pretend ironic.

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