Tag Archives: Andy Warhol

The Hero Business

Andy Warhol had it wrong when he idly lisped that, in the future, everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes – everyone, without exception, will have his or her fifteen minutes of fame. Maybe it was joke. The enthusiastic response … Continue reading

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Plastic People

Growing up in the raw new suburbs postwar of Pittsburgh – the last good years before the city started its slow collapse – was anything but surreal. It was all real enough – cars had big fins, Ed Sullivan was … Continue reading

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