A run-of-the-mill pretentious boozy art fag insufferably and boozily living in San Francisco that doesn't pay any attention to art or culture anymore and just watches his Tivo with his opposite-married husband and has begun to intensely love college football.
How delightful to see that Choire is a fan of Iain M. Banks! I always seet The Culture as actually being a form of aristocracy where the only the Minds "born" are really able to have any political, military, or economic power. It is an extremely benevolent aristocracy, though.
My friends who do this call it "Januwagon" which I think is pretty kicky.
My birthday is in January, so, Januwagon pisses me off to no end when my friends won't join in a black-out pub crawl. Grrrrrr.
He looks v. yummy in photos, but in real life looks way too thin and gawky. Maybe if he gets a muscly super-hero role and packs on some beef, he might be more attractive.
If only Sylvia Plath had written "The Blow Jar"
I think you have some interesting points in you general argument about how cool is created and will, seemingly, eat itself soon.
But, wwhat will the post-cool landscape look like? - feels like pseudoanthropological anxiety.
This should be submitted for the "Greatest Awl Article of the Last 25 Years."
I would have to say that perhaps part of this is due to the fact that minorities may engage in jaywalking activities far more than non-minorities.
I think all fire fighting should be handled by churches. Especially Christian Scientist churches who, rather than applying water to a burning home, pray that the building stop burning, since building combustion is just a wicked illusion.
So, the English altnertive/dance supergroup 'Electronic' does not merit a mention on either list???
Electronic combined members, at various times, from New Order, the Smiths, ABC, the Doves, Pet Shop Boys and Kraftwerk, for pete's sake!
God, America sucks at EVERYTHING now. We even screw up the pandas and have to offload them to China for improvment. æˆ‘ä¼šæ¬åˆ°ä¸å›½ã€‚