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Yelping with ‘Cormac McCarthy’

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

imageHilarious satirical tribute to the “All the Pretty Horses” author by Laughing Squid senior contributing editor E.D.W. Lynch. He calls it “Yelping with Cormac” and includes imagined visits by the novelist to such commercial outposts as Forever 21, Starbucks, and the Apple Store. Here’s one, aimed at McDonalds:

He pulled another cold french fry from the greasestained Happy Meal box. He ate it slowly. The sun rising behind him over the limestone bluffs. The barren valley and the road winding through it still in morning’s blue shadow. He wiped his hand on his jacket and checked the breech of the big Weatherby. Bullet as long as man’s finger sitting there. He lay down on the blanket, the rifle’s barrel resting on the saddlebag, and glassed downcountry with the telescopic sight. The dusty road was empty. He waited.

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