The midnight examiner
Fantasist William Kotzwinkle takes readers on a wild ride in this thriller set in the sleazy world of the tabloidsHoward Halliday, the editor of the Midnight Examiner and the unlikely protagonist in William Kotzwinkle's latest novel, becomes embroiled with several shady characters, including a bloodthirsty crime lord and a porn queen in danger, who lead him into a bizarre escapade that rivals only the freakish headlines in the Midnight Examiner.
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I handed him one of my caffeine tablets. He chewed it quickly, swallowed, and
shuffled through his other ads. "The strapless brassiere people are reliable. And
the vaginal suppositories. But these other momsers ..." "Have another peppermint
... and no more, while I stuffed sweet butter strips into myself like a gorilla,
insulting my pancreas, catapulting my blood sugar, feeling much better, and now
for some black coffee followed by two caffeine tablets, to carry me gently to
quitting time ...
Now he would hold his aching sides together and take a caffeine mint. We were
herded along a basement corridor past the screened-in enclosure of the Baloney
wine cellar. Hundreds of bottles rested there in ruby darkness. On the other side ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Hagelstein - LibraryThing
Howard Halliday (aka Howard Hammertoe, Habana, Hardon, et al.) is the Editor in Chief of such varied tabloids as The Midnight Examiner, Prophecy, Ladies Own Monthly, Macho Man, Knockers and Bottoms ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CBJames - LibraryThing
The Midnight Examiner by William Kotzwinkle is a laugh-out-loud funny book. Really. I laughed out loud four times which makes it a very funny book because I don't usually laugh out loud when I read ... Read full review