Mark O'Connell





Mark O'Connell

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Epic Fail: Bad Art, Viral F...
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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The Illustrated Encyclopedi...
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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The Illustrated Encyclopedi...
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Catching Bullets: Memories ...
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2012
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The Marriage Benefit: The S...
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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The Complete Encyclopedia o...
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The Ultimate Illustrated En...
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The Good Father: On Men, Ma...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2005
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Catching Bullets: Memoirs o...
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“its badness is so potent that it seems to undermine the very idea of literature, to expose the whole endeavour of making art out of language as essentially and irredeemably fraudulent”
Mark O'Connell, Epic Fail: Bad Art, Viral Fame, and the History of the Worst Thing Ever

“The culture of the Epic Fail, in its rituals of comic sacrifice, is a culture of sublimated predation.”
Mark O'Connell, Epic Fail: Bad Art, Viral Fame, and the History of the Worst Thing Ever

“Irony is a treacherous servant; unless it's very carefully watched over, it has a tendency to expose the foolishness of its apparent master.”
Mark O'Connell, Epic Fail: Bad Art, Viral Fame, and the History of the Worst Thing Ever
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