Monday, May 17, 2004

Cultural Dislocation at Sam's Club


I went to Sam's today (to get tires rebalanced). Sam's Club is generally good (as is Walmart) as a snapshot of mainstream, non-Hollywood American Culture. So, as I was walking around with little Macrina (not her real name) I noticed an interesting disjunction:

Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code right next to a whole stack of Purpose-Driven Life(tm) bibles.

Do you think anyone who walks through that store realizes that the one attempts to destroy the other?

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