Jacob Lawrence, "Television" (1945)
Jacob Lawrence, Television (1945)
Can a Game Be Literature?

Mark's Pages

June 17, 2004:

148 Bonnie Meadow Road. Intersection between prewar and postwar generations.

Prewar: Vaudeville. Depression-era frugality. Guarded sense of life's insecurity; the dark humor of adversity.

Postwar: Television. Consumerism. The technocratic optimism of the New Frontier.

Intersection: child-rearing. The old generation grew up with a rap inna mouth. The new one consults Doctor Spock.

If I can't marry Mary Tyler Moore I won't marry anyone.