Posts tagged “J.D. Salinger”

I have never read The Catcher in the Rye — even though my mother and many, many teachers, professors, relatives, and friends have harangued me over it for about forty years — and I resolve to finish it in 2024.

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.