[lit-ideas] Re: Dead society walking...??

  • From: Scribe1865@xxxxxxx
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 00:25:44 EDT

In a message dated 6/10/2004 10:35:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
dsavory@xxxxxxxxx writes:
 an endless suburban miasma of RV dealers, Krispy Kremes, ticky-tacky 
Christian churches and girlie bars with Texas-style couch dancing. 

What's worse: that so much of the industrial world is blighted with 
stripmalls and trash, or that people lack imagination to create anything new 
that is 
different from stripmalls and trash? 

Just before the old theaters on 42nd Street were bulldozed to make way for 
Disney, some artist had the idea of using the theater marquees to post fuddling 
haiku and inscrutable poetry. It should have remained that way.

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