Explaining Catch-22

Metafilter user jnecht asks Ask Metafilter: “What’s the appeal of Catch-22“? The denizens of AskMe provide some excellent answers.

One response to “Explaining Catch-22”

  1. “It came out in the same year as Franny and Zooey, and just a year before Pale Fire and A Clockwork Orange. Putting it in that kind of context seems to help: the sensibility of the Fifties is fading away.”

    Oh, how the mighty have fallen.