OT: 99% crud (wasRe: OT: Re: Musical languistics)
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 4, 2003, 5:50|
In a message dated 2003:06:03 writes And Rosta:
>> But I agree with Sturgeon's Law, except that I'd say everything's 99%
>> crud, of which, 2% is excellent crud.
Excremental culture ;)
"Excess is excrement. Excrement retained in the body is poison." - Ursula
In a message dated 2003:06:03 08:51:38 PM, John Cowan writes:
>Roger Mills scripsit:
>> Maybe it has to do with what's in the artist's mind-"Hey, I'm going
>> to do something so ridiculous it's outrageous" as opposed to "Gee,
>> how much can I get for this?"
>Le Guin says that the search for excellence may succeed or fail in
>varying proportions, but the search for crap *always* succeeds.
>Then again, Gore Vidal says that for a book to be a best-seller, it is
>not enough for it to be bad.
Again... Can we say "Excremental culture", kiddies 0_o?
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