Tuesday, October 12, 2010
so true, so true.
O how I love better book titles. Howard Zinn's 'A People's History of The United States,' the actual title of the above, is an amazing read, by the way. It is incredible--even for relatively well-informed, reading, smart people like you and I--how much we absorb of the legendary bullshit that they spew at us in school.
Fuck. Where's Johnny Appleseed? Paul Bunyan? Babe the Motherfucking Blue Ox?
Where's MY forty acres and a mule? Where's anyone's?
Here also is one of my literary top five heroes (and not just because he has an awesome name.)