I love to listen to your readers fight it out like cats, going back and forth bitching , hissing, name calling and hair pulling.

I savor every word of the verbal beating Calendar writers take for their articles.

I laugh at the pseudo-intellectuals who shun "dumb" moveis and "rotten" television and who are quick to let us know that their kind watch nothing but Ingmar Bergman films and PBS. (what are these "intellectuals " doing reading the Calendar section anyway?)

But the best letters to date were in response to E.T.'s cover. One would think The Times had put a coke spoon around Christ's neck (apparently E.T. himself thought so, too). DOAK DAVISON

San Diego

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