BAD, or, The dumbing of America
The author of Class has created a satirical reference work that excoriates those things in modern life that are promoted as simply wonderful but are, in fact, BAD. Paul Fussell writes that we are living "in a moment teeming with raucously overvalued emptiness and trash". BAD is devoted to identifying examples of the phony or witless that public relations attempts to persuade us are genuine or grand.
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Review: Bad, or the Dumbing of AmericaUser Review - Michele - Goodreads
Considering the author's disdain of fancy words for pretentious purposes, I have to wonder why he chose to use the word "emplaced" instead of placed or "descanted" instead of commented, remarked, or ... Read full review
Review: Bad, or the Dumbing of AmericaUser Review - Aiko - Goodreads
Meaningful, hilarious, witty and grumpy notes about mankind's stupidity. I enjoyed it. Read full review