Mar 19, 2004

You can't control me

"Well," said my friend’s mother, simplifying the mysteries of pop culture for moms, "now that the movie is out, only black Batmen are cool and the blueBatman is for little kids and he can't be seen with any of the blue Batman stuff."

"Do you know about this Dan?" Mom said.

Next week I walked up the street wearing a brown shoe and a black shoe (both untied), with one pant leg rolled up and one down, a real live 8-year-old prophet against mass culture.