Sunday, October 12, 2008

GWAR in The New Yorker

The New Yorker's "About Town" events listing is an interesting example of all the inherent fallouts of a liberal approach to "entertainment." Listings like,

Mark Morris interprets hip-hop.
Jonathan Safron Seagull on the meaning of 'writing.'
And because it's not fair to list only "M.A. fare" occasionally they pop in with the Coca-Cola equivalent of a trend that the Astors and the Andersons can both buy into. "Best Chinese restaurants in Flushing...great stopover after your U.S. Open!"

No no, you're right. I'm being completely unfair. The New Yorker is never excited enough to use exclamation points.

But you gotta love them when they DO speak "to the common people."

In this week's election special double-issue, they list...


I never thought I'd see the day.



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