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I Can't Tell You Anything and Other Stories In I Can't Tell You Anything and Other Stories Michael Dougan takes almost-tall tales — those incredible things that happen to...I Can't Tell You Anything and Other StoriesShort Stories, Fiction In I Can't Tell You Anything and Other Stories Michael Dougan takes almost-tall tales — those incredible things that happen to...1993-05-14
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I Can't Tell You Anything and Other Stories

Genre: Short Stories, Fiction; Author: Michael Dougan

In I Can’t Tell You Anything and Other Stories Michael Dougan takes almost-tall tales — those incredible things that happen to your roommate’s cousin’s college buddy — and turns them into droll cartoon knee-slappers. It’s Slacker territory, for sure: The panels tell of dead-end summer jobs, cursed 1965 Chevy Impalas, and memories of watching an older sister prepare for a date to the strains of ”Where the Boys Are.” Dougan’s pen lines are blunt and uproarious, his narrative voice as supple and fluent as calligraphy. B+