Brad sez, "First it was 'good design.' Then it was 'crap from the 50s.' Then it was 'camp' embraced by smirking hipsters. Now, it's just 'good design' again! The narrator of this 1958 GM buy-design-or-be-a-pinko agitprop conflates patriotism with gnarly tailfins,and the score could scare crows out of a cornfield, but watch it for the flat-out Googie goodness of the rocket car, the see-through boat and the Sandra Dee clone couture. I love this stuff far too much."
Presented by Chevrolet. Googie to the limit.
The American Look(1958) (Thanks, Brad!)
I write books. My latest is a YA science fiction novel called Homeland (it's the sequel to Little Brother). More books: Rapture of the Nerds (a novel, with Charlie Stross); With a Little Help (short stories); and The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (novella and nonfic). I speak all over the place and I tweet and tumble, too.
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