Saturday, November 04, 2006

Tao Lin rumors

I have heard all kinds of funny rumors circulating about Tao Lin. Most recently a friend of mine told me that he heard that Tao doesn't exist, that he's made up by some woman. Or are they confusing Tao with that guy who wrote stories about being a teenage prostitute? Bottom line is that you should buy the book -


Blogger Fran├žois Luong said...

There have actually been rumors that Tao Lin and Ray Hsu were the same person. Of course, Ray Hsu is the cuter one.

5:10 PM  
Blogger Tao Lin said...

a rich investor should invest in aciton books and advertise my book in like TEEN PEOPLE or something, or at HOT TOPIC or somewhere, it would seel thousands of copies to depressed high schoolers, happy but ashamed of being too happy high schoolers, etc.

who is ray hsu

6:22 PM  
Blogger Tao Lin said...

i sound like a dumbass with those typos

and without those typos

i'm sorry, i will go back to my blog now

6:23 PM  
Blogger Erik said...

An overlap with the Kent Johnson/Araki Yasusada hype to promote that book couldn't hurt to have the attention of the MLA. We love personality.

7:41 PM  
Blogger Tao Lin said...

erik, i don't understand what you just said, can you say it again?

do you mean my book when you say 'that book'?

10:47 PM  
Blogger CLAY BANES said...

i don't know anything about any author's reality or not. i've just finished my holiday shopping with one fell swoop.

2:26 PM  
Blogger Fran├žois Luong said...

Ray Hsu is a Canadian poet.

3:59 PM  
Blogger Logan Ryan Smith said...

tao lin is my friend on myspace. and that's about as close to reality as i need to confirm it.

i also believe in aliens and androids.

most of them are my friends, too.

3:32 PM  
Blogger AML said...

I'm a personal friend of Tao Lin.. he's very much real.

12:31 AM  

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