I thought we’d be farther along than this, honestly.
Second half of the second decade of the 21st century — 21st! — and we’re still driven by consumption, still substituting our good works for product, still aligning our goals with buying another.
Could Janis Joplin live in such a world?
That gorgeous voice masked beneath meek looks, that fiery spirit cradled inside a plain and portly facade.
So much there. So much broken.
“Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a color TV? Dialing For Dollars is trying to find me. I wait for delivery each day until three, so oh Lord, won’t you buy me a color TV?”
You worked hard all your lifetime. That’s it?