Saturday, May 08, 2010
Friday, May 07, 2010
good piece on David Simon's terrific/exasperating Treme
A main message from this sultry pageant of a show is that New Orleans is an occult matter that you can never truly “get” unless you’re a native or pretty close to it. The perky, hopelessly “white” tourists from Wisconsin with their nasal voices, the ones who get schooled by the street musician, can be taken as stand-ins for the viewer. Which makes the whole enterprise strangely unwelcoming...
Posted by Peter at 8:02 AM