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the fifties: nobody’s mad at nobody

Like no other decade, the 1950′s incarnated the process of myth making in a very conspicuous manner into rosy myths in the shadows of unrosy reality that has resulted in some enduring Great Revivals that have tended to get out … Continue reading

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happy days: manufacture of innocence

Halfway through the 1950′s , in the summer of 1955, Life ran an article entitled Nobody is Mad With Nobody.” In the text, in which, next to¬† photographs of things like two car suburban garages marked “his” and “hers”, the … Continue reading

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