A Year on Facebook, by Peter Carlaftes
A wonderful, insightful review of Peter Carlaftes’ classic humor tome “A Year On Facebook” in the Dutch/Flemish literary magazine “Deus ex Machina” by Jeroen Kuypers. For english speaking readers, copy and paste into Google translate (http://translate.google.com/) and see what it says. Many thanks to Kuypers and the folks at “Deus ex Machina”–this issue features indepth discussions on literature and facebook. Check it out!
Peter Carlaftes is a New York-based comic author, screenwriter, playwright, performer, poet, and director. He is the author of 12 plays, including a noir treatment of Knut Hamsun’s Hunger, and the celebrity rehab center spoof, Spin-Dry. He has appeared in numerous Off-Broadway productions, including his comic solo performance piece, Lenny Bruce: Dead & Well. as well as Arsenic & Old Lace, Barefoot in the Park and Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Den of Thieves. In addition to his theatrical career, Carlaftes is the author of three recent books: A Year on Facebook (humor), Drunkyard Dog (poetry) and Triumph for Rent (3 plays).