“Trigger Warning”

trig·ger warn·ing


  1. a statement at the start of a piece of writing, video, etc., alerting the reader or viewer to the fact that it contains potentially distressing material (often used to introduce a description of such content).

    A new book by Neil Gaiman call Trigger Warning capitulates this definition. I hate to admit it, but I was a Gaiman virgin. And now? I am a full-fledged fan. His hypnotic prose weaves tales of the dark, intelligent, and mysterious. This book is a series of short stories and poems which leave an indelible mark. Each story starts quite normal, one expects a simple drama or pleasant narrative to unfold. But, like a fly caught in a spider’s web, the reader is initially lured into an ordinary story and suddenly, the extraordinary reveals itself and spirals out of the norm. I highly recommend this on a dark, stormy night — be warned.
    Neil Gaiman is coming to Park City on April 18, 2015 for the Eccles Center’s An Evening with Neil Gaiman! Find tickets and information here as it is bound to be a remarkable night.

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