We don’t live in the mainstream world the mainstream news outlets tell us we do. We live in an alternative universe. And we don’t feel bad about rejecting the monolith. After all, there’s barely anything there, not even any nougat on the inside. Movies and Top Forty records are just a momentary, oftentimes unsatisfying concoction that we consume and discard. Whereas we save and treasure our ticket stubs to live shows by our favorite bands, we’re addicted to TV shows on cable that few people watch, but mean everything to us.
For more context, visit this post from Bob.