Yours Truly, Monica Lewinsky

For sheer variety and literary ingenuity, perhaps only Finnegans Wake (a mere 628 pages) can compare to the 3,183-page work released last week by the Office of the Independent Counsel. In fine postmodern style, it is filled with real data, everything from e-mail to grand jury testimony to phone logs. Some of our favorite things:

Well, it beats "Kiddo" "Jeez I hate being called 'dear.' the creep calls me that sometimes [sic] it's an old person saying!!!!" --Lewinsky e-mail to a friend

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