Unhappily ever after

A decade after Joseph Heller‘s passing, author Christopher Buckley writes an interesting piece in today’s New York Times op-ed. In case y’all don’t remember, Heller was the author of Catch-22, the iconic 1960’s satirical novel.

In his piece, Buckley wonders “What would [Joseph Heller] have made of” this “tumultuous — to say the least — decade”?. And with it, Buckley means a decade whose landmark events he sums up like this:

I’m sure that Heller would have enjoyed the irony behind this “tumultuous decade” of nonsense.

By the way, I myself have my own catch to add to Buckley’s list:

DISCLAIMER: links embedded in the above list are NOT from Buckley’s original op-ed.