Monday, April 7, 2008

I Blame Ernest Hemingway

Every male writer with an ounce of testosterone owes a big debt to Papa. For example, without his example, how would James Jones, Norman Mailer, Hunter S. Thompson, or John Milius have known to pose for their publicity photos wearing safari jackets? Why, I bet they'd have showed up in some kind of wussy Tom Wolfe ice-cream suit! With a pocket handkerchief! Full article on

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Anonymous said...

Hello Mr. Jones,

I agree! In fact I think I'm going to dig my safari jacket out of the closet and start wearing again!

I stumbled upon your blog via the Hemingway Foundation's website.

I LOVE your writing and am looking forward to reading the whole thing.


daboychik said...

Dude, your shameless pitiful sucking up is sooooo welcome! If you scroll down to the post with the sign in the bookstore, you might be rewarded. G.