Originally Posted by Race Radio
ahhh, it was the book editors fault. Of course.
Glad he did not turn down the job, otherwise we may not have known what an arrogant fool old Thom is.
Freedom of speech is a great thing, it makes it easier to know who the idiots are
I knew what an arrogant and repugnant old fool Thom was twenty some years ago. As, I might suspect, did you. So don't play the naif. My point was that we don't need a tabloid level auto-expose to confirm that. If you enjoy reading that sort of thing despite your high moral standards, I don't really know what to say....
The fact that editors and publishers would even take on something like that and call it a book, should be indicative of a greater set of systemic issues, but I know from long experience that those are not levels you're interested to plumb. Similarly, we'll agree to disagree as to what constitutes writing--let alone good.
@silverrocket: he could quit any time within the project; from the minute it became too distasteful. Doing it for the money and then writing a bad review aftwerwards: that does take a full measure of courage doesn't it?