At my newest blog, I make a few further remarks about Joe Paterno, and again relate him and his situation to the literary world. See
At my restricted access blog, I've been discussing the ULA. Recent posts include "Why Do It?"; "Targets"; "Outlaws"; with other posts to come like "Going Radical?" and "Going Moderate?" See
http://www.happyamericaliterature.blogspot.com/ or email me to gain access.
I've also reopened the Petition to PEN blog at
to show that outreach to the literary establishment has been attempted. The Petition was one small tentative step toward democratizing the art.
Has the environment changed in two years? Is democracy in literature suddenly now possible?