Don't you feel like the collapse of the financial system and our current economic crisis should signal that the public isn't going to swallow shock doctrine shit like this anymore? Remember when all those loft and condo proponents were ridiculing anyone who was standing in their way locally by bringing out fake statistics about how many new residents were going to come flooding into the city? I'm glad the downtown arena plan seems off the table. I don't want them to fuck up the state fair. I think the state fair would do fine, especially in the recession, if they would just offer some better deals for families to get in, and some food bargains. A whole new fairground is not the answer. People like the low-tech shit, like the bunnies, they don't need flashy new buildings.
Tyvek show tonight! It will sell out, so don't show up at 9:30 or ten and think you're getting in.
Question: can someone direct me to a website where I can buy simple, black, ballet flats? I don't want any bows or buttons or bird appliques or any of that shit. And jcrew and banana republic don't have them.
Question: have you read any V.S. Naipaul? I read a short novel from the 80s called "The Suffrage of Elvira" and I loved it, with the caveat that he has some pretty racially questionable shit in there, but he's known for that.
Question: have you seen Jean de Florette? I never thought that I could ever find Gerard Depardieu cute, but he was! Classic tearjerker. Saddest thing to happen to rabbits since Watership Down.
I'm going to feel stupid if no one answers any of these questions.