“I don’t want this Parks Department to build any parks because I don’t believe in government. I think that all government is a waste of taxpayer money. My dream is to have the park system privatized and run entirely for profit by corporations. Like Chuck E. Cheese. They have an impeccable business model. I would rather work for Chuck E. Cheese.”—Ron Swanson (S01E01)
Antonello Branca’s “What’s Happening?”: an irreverent portrait of America of the 60s seen through the experiences of artists of the Beat Generation and Pop Art. The America of the Vietnam war, ploughed by contradictions and explosive social tensions but potentially saturated with expectations for the future. With: Andy Warhol, Allen Ginsberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Gregory Corso, Marie Benois and Leon Kraushar.
“Entrate in un negozio, acquistate mille lire di merce. Poi uscite senza pagare. Se il padrone e i commessi vi rincorreranno dite secco secco: “Pesce d’aprile.” E rideranno anche i sassi.”—Cesare Zavattini, Al macero [via Paolo Nori]