David Brooks is the Sandwich Artist of Virtue Signaling

From the NYTimes, so don’t click.

Recently I took a friend with only a high school degree to lunch. Insensitively, I led her into a gourmet sandwich shop. Suddenly I saw her face freeze up as she was confronted with sandwiches named “Padrino” and “Pomodoro” and ingredients like soppressata, capicollo and a striata baguette. I quickly asked her if she wanted to go somewhere else and she anxiously nodded yes and we ate Mexican.

American upper-middle-class culture (where the opportunities are) is now laced with cultural signifiers that are completely illegible unless you happen to have grown up in this class. They play on the normal human fear of humiliation and exclusion. Their chief message is, “You are not welcome here.”

–David Brooks

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and On, On and On, On and On

Leon who?

 

I have two speeches ready for Boy1, not sure which to deliver.

Option 1:

Option 2:

 

I’m hungry.  What’s for lunch?

 

 

BBF

Hello flamers, and welcome to Big Boob Friday.

 

 

Your model for today is a porn star, born in Middletown, New Jersey on January 31st, 1994.  She measures 32D-24-28, 5’6″ and 108lbs.  Please stop being fabulous long enough to welcome, Miss Whitney Westgate!

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Wire Retrospective Une

All are welcome.  All are welcome…

to the first re-cap of this year”s featured artists on The Wire Post.

 

Recall:

Brandon Monroe

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and Conrad Felixmueler

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The forward-looking Frank R. Paul

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Kerry James Marshal

 

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and Leonard Baskin.

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An eclectic group and thought provoking.

This first set contains some of my favorite selections from the year, that is not to say that next week’s review will disappoint, because it won’t.

Be good to each other and live life without regret.