The Confederacy of Dunces is unreadable overrated slop after the first page.
Has he ever actually listened to The Monkees?
And why is the “watching of Ed Sullivan re-runs” his criteria? Maybe watching them once, in the first place, is/was the measurement?
His choices for “mass market cliche pulp” etc are cliches in their own right.
The Monkees. Jezuz, that is SUCH an outdated synonym for suckitude.