People wonder why I dislike Mr. Maliszewski. Now assume you were a Democrat, what would your thoughts be about Mr. Blagoyevich?
Anyhoo, the tastelessness and lack of general spine is most obvious in statements such as:
Overall, I have mixed feelings about Rhialto the Marvellous. There’s no doubt that it contains some of Vance’s best and most humorous prose. The interactions between the immensely powerful and self-absorbed wizards is priceless and almost worth the price of admission alone. With the exception of “Morreion,” though, I can’t say that the stories themselves particularly engaged me, with “Fader’s Waft” being notably tedious at times. But perhaps the stories themselves aren’t the point so much as Vance’s luxurious prose and skill in producing dialog at once beautiful and vapid. If nothing else, the book is great inspiration for a campaign involving powerful magic-users in a decadent and dying world.
Let me translate: He doesn’t like Vance, even when he is at his best, but is too afraid to admit the fact.
What a spineless asshole.