|This is a satire which has as its starting point one
of the NY Times' breathless real estate articles written by and for
people with a lot of money and quite limited intelligence. |
occurs to me that this satire attacks the ahistoric capitalist
paradigm that the rich deserve their wealth. I hasten to add that it
is not my intent to attack all persons of wealth, which is mere
Garage Door Chic At The NYT
Complete with corrugated tin roof and a working glass dolly
ARCHITECT'S MODEL HOME in Montecito. Conversation
pieces are a working hydraulic lift under the rug and a faux grease hose
rollup that dispenses chilled, low trans fat seltzer made with no less
than 5% genuine ice age melted glacier water from Norway. The lift can be
activated by a handle behind a group of faux books on the shelf to the
right when the party conversation begins to lag. Additional authenticity
is provided by a faux mechanic's droplight that functions as a romantic
chandelier for those carefully planned yet informal retro Gatsby
assignations. Up to 5 optional oil stains can be specified by the client
at no extra cost. For the purist, ultra-realistic life-size silhouettes of
period cars can be supplied at a slight additional charge. Shown is a
"Bonnie and Clyde" era 1933 Ford coupe. Who can resist this steal at 2.25 mill?
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