Re: by. They Have a Word for It!
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, August 5, 2001, 2:41|
Yoon Ha Lee scripsit:
> Hmm--I haven't read the book (but mean to), but I saw the phrase "film at
> leven" (film at eleven?) in a couple sf stories depicting decaying urban
> societies. One of them was David Feintuch's _Voices of Hope_. I think it'
> s even the last sentence in the book and I can't for the life of me figure
> out what movies? at 11? have to do with anything. Is this a phrase from a
> similarly previous era? Help...
Yes, the present era. The idea is of a breaking news story: "Flash!
Mayor of Orlando assassinated! Film [i.e. pictures of the event] at 11
[when the TV news is on]."
John Cowan email@example.com
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