Harold Jaffe

Anti-Twitter

Harold Jaffe

Talk: Anti-Twitter

Harold Jaffe visits Google's San Francisco office to present his book "Anti-Twitter". These 50-word stories are based on found texts from mainstream news sources and other public sites. Jaffe sculpts them to reveal their inner core, all niceties stripped away. Now the true motives, fears and sins of our age are on display for all who care to see.

Harold Jaffe

Harold Jaffe visits Google's San Francisco office to present his book "Anti-Twitter". These 50-word stories are based on found texts from mainstream news sources and other public sites. Jaffe sculpts them to reveal their inner core, all niceties stripped away. Now the true motives, fears and sins of our age are on display for all who care to see.

Anti-Twitter: 150 50-Word Stories

ANTI-TWITTER's extreme brevity demonstrates by example that brief need not = dumbed-down. Though the stories describe a wide arc: high and pop culture, intimate and public, sordid and exalted, all subjects are equally laid bare by Jaffe's incisive stratagems.

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