IN THE MEANTIME
In his canny cartoons Anthony Haden-Guest tickles
CHRONICLES OF NOW
man who laughs has simply not yet heard the terrible
news," wrote Bertolt Brecht. An odd observation,
perhaps, from the man who wrote the book to the
ferociously funny musical, The Threepenny Opera. One of
the main functions of humor, after all,is to help us deal
with the stuff we all go through, whether it be bruising,
banal, embarrassing, peculiar, or, yes, terrible. You will
find specimens of all categories within..."
"Probably because he
is so witty, Anthony Haden-Guest has been under-estimated
as a visual artist."
"Boring, pompous, and
a complete and utter waste of time. I don’t know what my
brother was thinking."
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