Car-Culture Snippet

i find it hard to believe that the car’s american birthplace is detroit. it should be l.a., where a pedestrian is an anomaly. people walk only to get to their cars, so they can drive the six-lane-wide, strip-mall-looking streets. i got the sense that everything happened indoors, at individual destinations that the peroxide heads and fake-tanned torsos shuttle to, one by one.


About gwenamon

bookworm, confidante, creative director, cyclist, global wanderer, music lover, shutterbug, shoe shopper, snowboarder, writer, yoga geek. i'm also a very proud mama of a lil mister named james.
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3 Responses to Car-Culture Snippet

  1. Mark Ury says:

    A new town, a city of Angels. Wide streets (in contrast to that scruffy, dirty New York), blue skys, no winter: perfect for that new fangled car contraption.

    Interesting how the good things we create through optimism come back to make us mad.

  2. gwenamon says:

    well, they make some of us mad. i don’t think mr. range-rover is really minding. ;)

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