Facts About Fiction

Facts About Fiction explores the true lives of authors who write fiction with Bradly Minnick of the UALR English Department.

The Facts About Fiction theme song is performed by the Arkansas band The Cons of Formant

Mrs. Parker

Sep 6, 2013

For the UALR English Department, this is J. Bradley Minnick with Facts About Fiction.

Why is it no one ever sent me yet
One perfect limousine, do you suppose?
Ah no, it's always just my luck to get
One perfect rose.

Famed writer and critic Dorothy Parker, author of “Big Blonde” and founding member of the Algonquin Round table was well known for her witticisms such as “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone” and the couplet “men seldom make passes/At girls who wear glasses."