The Null Device
It's totally dismal and excellent!
If today's Cat and Girl
is anything to go by, the chav phenomenon has jumped the Atlantic and they've already got them in New York:
And by the look of it, it seems like they're not talking about middle-class indie-kid Anglophiles adopting British street fashion to distinguish themselves from the jocks and preppies, but actual council-estate-style chavs. Of course, it could well be that Burberry-clad hooliganism in Britain is in the news in the US.
While we're there, this Cat and Girl, from a few weeks earlier, is also really good. A small excerpt:
Meanwhile, Archie Comics, the PG-rated chronicler of American adolescence since the 1960s, goes goth
Mind you, Stephin Merritt had the same idea
eight years earlier, though he was being ironic.
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