Friday, October 10, 2008


It's incredible how fickle crowds are.  Sometimes I get the feeling that American pop culture is a contemporary phenomenon and influenced by technology and our increasing appetite for more and more dirt.

The Romans had fights to the death in their colosseum.

Early Americans watched public hangings.

Pulp culture is as old as society.

So it's not surprising, but completely consistent with human nature, that the same crowds which praised Jesus on Palm Sunday shouted "Crucify!" on Good Friday,

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