“Thomas Pynchon will be appearing on The Simpsons”:http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2003/10/19/pynchon_and_homer/. What a very non-reclusive thing to do! What’s next — Cormac McCarthy on Malcolm in the Middle? J.D. Salinger getting a Queer Eye For the Straight Guy makeover? We can hope.