History YMMV / ThomasPynchon

20th Feb '16 9:26:36 PM Roland_Dhalgren
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* {{Tearjerker}}: For all the zany antics that go on in his books, moments of immense melancholy and sadness are also bound to show up. Perhaps most apparent in ''Vineland,'' which centers around the collapse of a family and their efforts to make things right again.
26th Aug '13 6:04:59 AM JIKTV
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* EpilepticTrees: It was once rumored that Pynchon and fellow reclusive author JDSalinger were the same person; the rumor is less popular now that the latter has passed away.

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* EpilepticTrees: It was once rumored that Pynchon and fellow reclusive author JDSalinger Creator/JDSalinger were the same person; the rumor is less popular now that the latter has passed away.



** {{Radiohead}} adopted W.A.S.T.E. as the name of their fan club and online store, in a deliberate ShoutOut to Pynchon.

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** {{Radiohead}} Music/{{Radiohead}} adopted W.A.S.T.E. as the name of their fan club and online store, in a deliberate ShoutOut to Pynchon.



* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: Justified...it admittedly usually ''was''.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: Justified...it admittedly usually ''was''.''was''.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic
9th Mar '13 1:12:16 PM JIKTV
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* GeniusBonus / ViewersAreGeniuses: One or the other, depending on the work; whichever it is, he's probably the ''king'' of the trope in question.

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* GeniusBonus / ViewersAreGeniuses: GeniusBonus[=/=]ViewersAreGeniuses: One or the other, depending on the work; whichever it is, he's probably the ''king'' of the trope in question.



* TrueArtIsIncomprehensible

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* TrueArtIsIncomprehensibleTrueArtIsIncomprehensible
* WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs: Justified...it admittedly usually ''was''.
7th May '12 8:48:25 PM CassandraLeo
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** {{Radiohead}} adopted W.A.S.T.E. as the name of their fan club and online store.

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** {{Radiohead}} adopted W.A.S.T.E. as the name of their fan club and online store.store, in a deliberate ShoutOut to Pynchon.
7th May '12 8:48:12 PM CassandraLeo
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** {{Radiohead}} adopted W.A.S.T.E. as the name of their fan club and online store.
25th Apr '12 11:40:42 PM lazlosghost
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* TrueArtIsIncomprehensible
* TrueArtIsOffensive: ''Gravity's Rainbow'' features an extended sequence in which a character swims through a toilet and an incredibly graphic scene of a character eating shit. Paedophilia, anal-rape and drug abuse are regular fixtures.
* TrueArtSticksItToTheMan

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* TrueArtIsIncomprehensible
* TrueArtIsOffensive: ''Gravity's Rainbow'' features an extended sequence in which a character swims through a toilet and an incredibly graphic scene of a character eating shit. Paedophilia, anal-rape and drug abuse are regular fixtures.
* TrueArtSticksItToTheMan
TrueArtIsIncomprehensible
26th Aug '11 7:57:37 PM Goomba4001
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* [[EmbarrassingMiddleName Embarrassing Middle Name]]: Ruggles.
29th Apr '11 7:03:55 PM AndrewJ
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* EpilepticTrees: It was once rumored that Pynchon and fellow reclusive author JDSalinger were the same person; the rumor is less popular now that the latter has passed away.
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