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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, October 17, 2021

Spain's literary world has been thrown into chaos after a coveted book prize was awarded to "Carmen Mola" -- an acclaimed female thriller writer who turned out to be the pseudonym of three men. Television scriptwriters AgustÃn MartÃnez, Jorge DÃaz and Antonio Mercero shocked guests, who included Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia, at the Planeta awards Friday when they took to the stage to pick up the prize money and reveal the celebrated crime author did not actually exist.

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Que bueno.

#1 | Posted by sentinel at 2021-10-17 12:24 PM | Reply

Por que no trabaja aqui?

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-17 01:44 PM | Reply

Lol what a twist!

#3 | Posted by Tor at 2021-10-18 01:47 AM | Reply

George Eliot is still better.

#4 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2021-10-18 09:35 AM | Reply

Jackie the receptionist: How do you write women so well?
Melvin Udall: I think of a man. And I take away reason and accountability.
-Jack Nicholson explains himself as an author of romance novels, "As Good as it Gets"

#5 | Posted by catdog at 2021-10-18 09:35 AM | Reply

Now is this considered Politically Correct or Politically Incorrect? I can't keep score.

#6 | Posted by moder8 at 2021-10-18 01:02 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

It should be noted it took three men to win an award reserved for women.

#7 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-10-18 04:18 PM | Reply

Men need to use female sounding names to get published by woke publishing industry.

#8 | Posted by visitor_ at 2021-10-18 06:21 PM | Reply

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