… one of a number such acid jokes in his chronicle of a rock star’s withdrawal from the madness of postmodern culture.

UD was reminded of the Happy Valley Farm Commune when she saw the name of the University of Nebraska fraternity whose members gifted a freshman with the alcohol that killed him (blood alcohol content .365).

The name of the place? FarmHouse Fraternity. Sweet.

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Interesting to see UNL keeping up the traditions of their big hero, Richie Incognito.

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2 Responses to “In his fine early novel, Great Jones Street, Don DeLillo gives a vicious little domestic terror group the name Happy Valley Farm Commune….”

  1. Crimson05er Says:

    Speaking of DeLillo:

    “The Author of White Noise Reviews Taylor Swift’s White Noise”

    http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/10/the-author-of-white-noise-reviews-taylor-swifts-white-noise/381771/

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Crimson05er: Yes – one of the students in my DeLillo course linked me to it a couple of days ago…

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