A Revelation

January 6, 2009

I’ve long been fascinated by Hooper, in whom Evelyn Waugh personifies with such devastating economy & precision the fallenness of the post WWI-world of Erlebnis and the last man.

And I realized recently that we have a Hooper for our own, even further degraded age: Red, from “Pineapple Express.”  Thug life, indeed.

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