Seventy: His Valentine to the Big Apple

05.02: Bleeding Edge

In which we continue our look at Thomas Pynchon’s Bleeding Edge with a discussion of chapters three, four and five.

For the next episode, we’ll look at chapters six through eight.

There’s a mention of the Horst Wessel song, the theme of the Nazi Party. If you’d like to listen to it, you can find it here.

Islam is going to come up quite a bit in this novel. If you want a basic primer, Bo once wrote an article over at Medium.

Liam mentions the Google Memo. You can check it out here.

3 thoughts on “Seventy: His Valentine to the Big Apple

  1. Another minor related detail that I didn’t notice until just now:

    So, Bleeding Edge came out on the same day as the 5th GTA game.

    That is— GTA “V”

    V as in Veronica
    V as in Vyrva
    V as in Vond
    V as in Vibe.

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