I’m Really Not a Jerk
I recently admitted to a friend of mine that I’m secretly the author of Missives from Marx. His response was something like this:
Wow, I never would have guessed it was you. You’re not like that in person at all; you’re nice.
Okay, I’m totally exaggerating; it didn’t go down exactly like this. However, the “exaggeration” part is kind of the point: Missives from Marx is a place for me to rant and rave and exaggerate—it is one side of me but not all of me. I’m really a nice guy! My blog is the place where I get to be Mr. Hyde.
I hate Kierkegaard (okay, I don’t really hate him, I just don’t see what the big deal is), but he was sure on to something with the multiple pseudonym thing!