4 Responses to “Rudy Rucker's "Outspoken Authors" book: Surfing the Gnarl

  1. Jellodyne says:

    I’m imagining the whole book written in surfer speak…
    Aw brah its just like, you just get the best barrels ever dude. you come in and get spit right out. just drop in and smack the lip, wah BAH, just drop back in like BAHHHH, just ride the barrel and get pitted, so pitted like that. 

  2. That would be what Rucker calls a “science fiction power-chord”

  3. bluelight74 says:

    Couldn’t get past the first few pages of the first short story.  the writer’s attempt at what he imagines as “authentic” speech from what I’m guessing were black characters was simply trite, cliche,  lame and pretty atrocious, just let the damn characters speak normally

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