New news looks a bit like the old news

Since I’m always late to the party, the Los Angeles Review of Books‘ July #OccupyGaddis posts only recently sent me rooting through some of the few old reading notebooks I still own from the early 1990s. I was looking for a specific passage from JR I recalled copying down that always tickled me for some reason when I came across the attached flier, which I believe was passed to me by my friend Vince, who remains a constant source of good conversation about all things music&books&films&life&ideas. In light of, well, nearly weekly events, only the low photocopy resolution gives away its 20-year-old age.

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