Looks Like the Sat. Eve. Post Was Right After All

I mocked the idea nonstop in my teens and 20s when it still had some force. The implicit message of mainstream average-American Establishment publications like The Saturday Evening Post was that if you didn’t embrace their all-calm, all-square vision of life in these United States:


We would all too soon end up in the world of True Detective (a big favorite of sadists and actual murderers back in the day):


A moment of silence for the Post. Absurd as it seems, they were right.


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