The Coen brothers' cult hit, released after the sweep of their critical success, Fargo serves as a more interesting look at a continuing dialogue between American men in the majority - then as a piece of drug-induced noir.
An amatuer psychoanalysis of Popeye, Olive Oyl and Brutus.
Yes, my friends, it's true! (Well, no it isn't. But please pretend that it is.)
Vic's classic season climaxing crisis comes NOT from Vic being bad, but comes just directly from his most positive traits, his ideas of loyalty and friendship. He's getting in his worst trouble by having his best character traits turned against him.
This is more a book for Discworld fans and completists, rather than the first-timer or "casual" Discworld reader.
Conservative pundits certainly seem to think they are. And sometimes, to read right-wingers like InstaPundit Glenn Reynolds and Matt Drudge is to come away with the impression that their devoted readers must be absolutely stupid to consider these hacks credible.