and I just saw an ELEPHANT standing inside a semi-trailer on the highway.
The Last Man on the Mountain, by Radio Diaries
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ASTROV. …Will these people who live after us, in the course of a hundred or two hundred years, those people we’re clearing the way for now, will they remember and speak kindly of us? Why, nyanka, you know they won’t remember!*
*the Sydney Theater Company is using a different translation, by Andrew Upton
Mr. Ai’s associate said that one aspect of the artist’s recent detention had not bothered him, though the police might not have thought that they were doing him a favor.
“He told me that he was made to wash his own clothes by hand, which was his favorite, happiest thing to do, because he felt like that was the only thing he could do with his own hands,” the associate said.” —Conditions of Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei’s Detention Emerge - NYTimes.com