Hooray, Chris Goode* is back on the blog:
"I sometimes have recourse to what I take to be one of the most pertinent binaries in contemporary culture: the underlying social philosophies of, on the one hand, Disney, and on the other, Sesame Street. In Disney World (or Land or whichever you prefer), "it's a small world after all": people are all basically the same, once you get past their superficial differences. This is Peter Brook's line, and it ends up being a reason to not bother trying to penetrate those superficialities: which is why 11 & 12 is so unbelievably gay. On Sesame Street, the message is not that everyone is the same, but conversely, that everyone is different, and it's your job to deal with that."
|"The Persuaders" Charlie White|
* That link doesn't seem to work. Mm. Okay, it was meant to take you here: http://beescope.blogspot.com
... Still not working - Oh just copy and paste it. Maybe I've been infected by a poem.