Goddamit. I’m going to keep plugging it until you read it.
As the Terri hysteria mounts (soon to be replaced with a post-death terrigasm…then cigarettes for everyone) I am again reminded of my favorite novel The Origin of the Brunists by Robert Coover, which brilliantly predicts all of the elements that we are witnessing today.
Here’s a pretty good overview.
Now go find a copy and read it.