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Sunday, 13 April 2008


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John  Emerson

The whole South is black, SEK. You are the funny one from Louisiana. Sort of like the Sammy Davis Junior to Kotsko's Sinatra.

Jonathan Dresner

Actually, I suspect it's more class: athletes, especially ones that didn't go to college, are assumed to be lumpenproletariat, and impression enhanced by the habit of interviewing them after physically taxing displays and in loud, chaotic environments.


Um, why are you so prejudiced against people from Wisconsin?

From what you quote, it sounds like they were impressed with his communication skills, given his (known) lack of formal education. What exactly is wrong with this?

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