Saturday, March 22, 2014

Odd Advertisement: New Is Always Better

Photo Credit - GVT
I saw this advertisement at Bar Louie last Friday, a small marketing phrase unwittingly making a huge statement about American culture. I'll modify a bit of Cavafy's "Theophilos Palaiologos" to say of it

Ah, how much of the pathos, 
the yearning of our race,
how much weariness
these four tragic words contained.

Notes for a failed novel

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