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Hello, darkness

What is The Graduate but a celebration of the first truly self-aware generation? “I’m just a little worried about my future,” says Ben. Moody fish tanks and parsley and sage. We don’t want your system, Dad. Mom. We are lost in our ennui, bobbing in a pool of post-bourgeois existential angst. We have stuff, but […]

America according to Pixar

I was watching Pixar’s Wall-E for the millionth time with my young son. The Earth is ruined and humans have become freakishly obese, oblong, giant éclairs with tiny arms and legs and blond buzz cuts, wearing jumpsuits and whizzing around their spaceship refuge on hover chairs, drinking Slurpee-like meals through straws. Buy ‘n Large, the […]