Today we’re discussing Stephen Bloom’s essay, “Observations From 20 Years of Iowa Life,” which was published in the online edition of the Atlantic Monthly.
Here are a couple of responses prompted by the essay (and there were many):
- Des Moines Register writer Ken Fuson, “Mr. Bloom, He’s Iowa’s New Humorist“
- University of Iowa President Sally Mason, letter to the Atlantic Monthly
- A letter to the Cedar Rapids Gazette
- The Gazette‘s collection of other responses to Bloom
And then there’s this (warning: a few four-letter words inside):