D. F. Wallace – Westward the course of empire takes its way

You think an ad’s just a piece of art? (…) You think it’s not about what life’s really about? That your fears and desires grow on trees? Come out of nowhere? That you just naturally want what we, your fathers, work night and day to make sure you want?

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A. Ginsberg – Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Deathchamber

Here I am—Old Betty Boop whoopsing behind the skull-microphone

wondering what Idiot soap opera horror show we broadcast by Mistake

—full of communists and frankenstein cops and

mature capitalists running the State Department and the Daily News Editorial

hypnotizing millions of legional-eyed detectives to commit mass murder on the Invisible

 

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