Character profile for Patrick Bateman from American Psycho (page 1)
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After 25 years I'm occasionally and increasingly asked by readers of a book I published in called American Psycho later made into a movie in about where its narrator, Patrick Bateman, would be now. In particular they wonder where the Wall Street yuppie and serial killer, haunting the late '80s streets and nightclubs and restaurants of Manhattan, would be residing if he were recreated and resituated in Bateman was a gorgeously dressed and empty thing, a young and directionless mannequin hoping that someone, anyone, will save him from himself. If you read the book carefully and have a sense of Manhattan geography, you know that Bateman's sleek and minimalist Upper West Side apartment has an imaginary address. This suggests that Bateman might not be a completely reliable narrator, that perhaps he's a ghost, an idea, a summing up of the values of that particular decade filtered through my '80s literary sensibility: moneyed, beautifully attired, impossibly groomed and handsome, morally bankrupt, totally isolated and filled with rage, a gorgeously dressed and empty thing, a young and directionless mannequin hoping that someone, anyone, will save him from himself. So what would I tell fans who ask me where Patrick Bateman would be now, as if he were actually alive, tactile, wandering through our world in flesh and blood?
Patrick Bateman is a fictional character, protagonist   and narrator of the novel American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis , and its film adaptation. He is a wealthy, materialistic Wall Street investment banker who leads a double life as a serial killer. Bateman has also briefly appeared in other Ellis novels and their film and theater adaptations. In his secret life, however, Bateman is a serial killer murdering a variety of people, from colleagues to the homeless to prostitutes. His crimes—including rape , torture , necrophilia , and cannibalism —are described in graphic detail in the novel. Bateman comes from a wealthy family.
Is it purely fictional, or did a firm by this name ever exist? Why is the firm used in both novels? But really, these are dumb questions. And they're dumb because I don't see why you care about 1, and how the fuck are we supposed to know the answer to 2? These questions remind me of stuff like I used to ask when I was 10, until I realized these questions have no point to them. As far as I can tell it is purely fictional, but was just wondering if someone knows something I donaEU tm t.
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American Psycho -Business Card Scene
Over the years of designing and printing business cards and calling cards , there is one famous card that is referenced time and time again. It is also set too low so that the tight lower margin of the card is out of balance with the much larger top margin. For one, his card is clearly letterpress printed. When the card is shown at a certain angle, you can see the impression made in the paper. Update: We've decided to create our own corrected Patrick Bateman card as a calling card template. David Van Patten is the second character to show off his business card.