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The Last Temptation of James Frey

By on 3.14.11 | 2:36PM

Shawn Macomber's take on James Frey's supposedly cutting edge Messianic novel is pretty darn amusing.

Who knew the Second Coming would take place in the South Bronx?

Yet the plotline seems awfully deriative of The Last Temptation of Christ. Nonetheless, Frey will be lauded in The New York Review of Books, be forgiven by Oprah and be the toast of the town. I mean it's not like Frey has to worry about a fatwa.

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