10 Reasons Why Cormac McCarthy Is A Badass


Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist and playwright. He has written many novels, including The RoadNo Country for Old MenAll the Pretty Horses, and Blood Meridian.

  1. McCarthy isn’t afraid of delving into the dark side of America.
  2. McCarthy makes violence a thing of beauty.
  3. McCarthy hates talking about his own work.
  4. McCarthy doesn’t mind insulting literary giants.
  5. McCarthy dislikes semi-colons and exclamation points.
  6. McCarthy prefers scientists over writers.
  7. McCarthy is a master at creating brilliant, violent nihilists.
  8. McCarthy still types all of his novels on an Olivetti typewriter.
  9. Werner Herzog also thinks McCarthy’s a badass.
  10. McCarthy is a pessimist — but a courageous one.

By David McMillan. Read more (and details) here.

(Source: vintageanchor)