Skip to comments.Brokeback Mountain author Annie Proulx says book is 'source of constant irritation'
Posted on 09/21/2008 3:45:36 PM PDT by Oyarsa
The author of Brokeback Mountain, which was turned into an Oscar-winning film starring the late Heath Ledger, has complained that the tale is now a source of constant irritation in her life.
Annie Proulx, 73, has been pestered with pornish letters sent by fans of the book about two cowboys and their illicit homosexual passions in Americas conservative Midwest.
When the story was published in 1999, it was praised for its delicate handling of homophobia. However, some critics felt Miss Proulx could have gone further in describing the love shared between the two main characters.
She told The Wall Street Journal: There are countless people out there who think the story is open range to explore their fantasies and to correct what they see as an unbearably disappointing story.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
Man, I guess when gay isn’t gay enough, you get a slap-fight.
The book and movie are a constant source of irritation to many people.
I’d say she deserves something other than money for foisting this book and movie on our consciousness.
She opened the door and let the scum slither in... and now she complains about it?
Poetic justice indeed.
Imagine the “irritation” felt by cowboys out working with livestock when they look over by the corral and there’s some DemocRAT girlyman leaning against the corral and making goo goo eyes at them.
Who would watch that garbage but the rumored bare-back scenes probably don’t help.
“Brokeback Mountain...a source of constant irritation”...
For authors who didn’t think ahead:
Serves her right.
The author of Brokeback Mountain, which was turned into an Oscar-winning film starring the late Heath Ledger,I didn't know that. That explains a lot.
has complained that theEEEEWWWWW!
taletail is now a source of constant irritation in her life.
Source of constant irritation? They have medication for that.
You reap what you sow!
The new chant: Wanna hear about what we do in the bedroom?? Wanna? Wanna? Huh?
I really thought it was delicate when Heath Ledger spit in his hand... oh, real delicate and loving too.
Good! I hope this stays as a constant source of irritation until she goes to her grave. She wrote it—she can deal with the consequences.
What did this woman expect?
She enters into one of the darkest areas of human relationships and expects to get something akin to notes from the Christians in our society.
I really don’t like spending my life responding to homosexual issues, but they are forced on us all too often, no make that way too often.
Frankly, I think she got precisely what she deserved. Deal with it lady. We’re having to more and more. Believe me, we’re just as sick of it.
If I never read another article addressing the activism of homosexuals, I will be a very happy man.
Another hideous liberal.
Where is her screechy "op-ed" blaming all the troubles in her life on Sarah Palin?
Well, guess what, Annie?... Make your bed in filth and you’re going to wake up feeling dirty.
delicate handling? i think not. i saw the movie and it was not delicate. it was EXPLICIT.
Only dumb*ss Brit journalists, John Kerry and Hussein Osama would think Wyoming is in the Midwest.
Someone should tell her that when you swim in the sewer you don’t get to complain about the smell.
If ‘source of constant irritation’is akin to ‘pain in the ar$e’ than that means you are doing “it” the wrong way.
I haven’t read it or seen the flick, but it all sounds like it was written by a faghag. True?
The bottom line is she wrote a piece of pornography and she will never escape that marginalization.
What did she expect with something she intentionally wrote to praise abnormal behavior?
Yes. Sadly, the jokes on this topic almost write themselves (if you have the stomach to read them).
That’s certainly backwards. There is a Midwest in WY though.
Of course! Liberals "put themselves" in for awards, just like Algore, including the Nobel.
Even newer chant: YOU WILL KNOW WATCH WHAT WE DO IN OUR BEDROOM! On the billboards! In the movies! On the internet, and in snickering asides on most tv shows! Books, magazines, and in the elevator - YOU’RE GOING TO HEAR ABOUT IT.
And if you don’t like it, you are mentally ill.
You just gave me a visual that made me LOL.
I don’t know, but I wouldn’t watch it either. I don’t need perverted images in my mind. It’s hard enough to avoid them as it is, I’m not going to go seek them out , for sure.
A group of Nancy Pelosi's constituents discussing whose turn it is to be the cowboy and who gets ridden bareback.
Brokeback Fan Fiction?
I noticed that too....Wyoming, in the MidWest? Must have been one helluva earthquake.
The British are as clueless of our geography as they are about our politics.
“some critics felt Miss Proulx could have gone further in describing the love shared between the two main characters.”
And I want to know what really happened between Roy Rogers and trigger on those lonely nights on the prairie.
trash attracts trash
What happens with the love that shall not be spoken won’t shut the hell up.
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