If Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, or Nathaniel Hawthorne
ever got a hold of a Pentium III Processor with a cable modem and
an SVGA monitor displaying the contents of http://surfin.spies.com/~gus/trenchcoat/,
The Trench Coat Mafia Website and Webpage, several things would spill
from their stiff mouths. Melville would mumble, "What stuff all
this is!" (qtd. in Elements, 213). Poe would shout, "Lord
help his poor soul, he is the spirit of perverseness!" (qtd.
in Elements, 261)...