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AD, To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Mad Libs, publisher Price Stern Sloan recently surprise collaboration with he notoriously somber McCarthy e word game the opportunity to s to several passages from The is Pulitzer Prize-winning The ailed by Michiko Kakutani of n.depressing. he Road left off, charting .,phaned 8-year-old boy as he travels through a post-apocalyptic landscape of murder, cannibalism, and despair looking for his misplaced collection of antique Scandinavian dish towels. The editors have left the first few sentences unaltered so participants can familiarize themselves with McCarthy’s peculiar language. After that, you’re on your own. Utterly alone. And defenseless. And probably doomed. In a bleak and hopelessly brutal world. Let’s have some fun! —.–The Nitv V,ork Iiiries as .. , …… -…, The Road, Again picks u , …… ,,.. …. , . the adventures of drOc.. -N . announc alithot. COrmat MCdar ,.\\agreecl allow fans of make their own contribu Road,`AgOnthe sequel Roadwhi c h has already e boy rose implacable gray of morning. Pale hum of lugubrious earth. The forest with its tthmatic, crozzled pines offered no shield from penetrating cold. He upon the great dyspeptic pendulum of His eyes enkindled in C001 inebriation of caustic morning scanning the country in manacled decay. 1. e thought, Where did I put my collection of antique Scandinavian dish towels? \(PRoP,’ TTY ut upon the road again. universe. Desolate country. Gray snow. WE, DERR That earned of lay skeletal cold earth by raw fire. Unforgiv g sepulchering of seasons Bleak and trackless t under pale, syphilitic sky, a heavy rain the tarp, the boy at feast. oidered roasted and heaping mounds of and a side of braised ter brought him applesauce. Did and barren of endless rotted The boy set out upon the road again. autistic night. down to the motionless stream. An alien in a coagulate land of aphasic lucidity. . Embroiled casuistry of inclement jawline. \(POSTAsh-covered water in finigul commiseration with man’s despair. tAt.. He rose and looked out at the and and \(ADJECTIVE, and The boy set the melancholic world. Josh Rosenblatt