"It seems to me that to organize on the basis of feeding people or righting social injustice and all that is very valuable. But to rally people around the idea of modernism, modernity, or something is simply silly. I mean, I don't know what kind of a cause that is, to be up to date. I think it ultimately leads to fashion and snobbery and I'm against it."
Jack Levine: January 3, 1915 – November 8, 2010
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Hate Mail - "What do you expect, he's an Irish Catholic"
Well, what do you expect a Brit without an argument to pull out of their head? I remember a friend of mine once told me, after seeing a really good production of Brian Friel's play "Philadelphia Here I Come" that the great difference between Irish men and Brits was that repressed Brits aren't sexy but repressed Irish men are all the more sexy for being repressed. Not exactly related but here's a good story:
Update: No, I'm not going to comment on that con-fud-eration of dunces till after Easter. They're each one stupider than the one before them.