Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/17

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Subject: [Leica] nietzchean self-promotion
From: pklein at (Peter Klein)
Date: Fri Sep 17 16:51:45 2004
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Doug Herr wrote:
> And I thought that Kyle just likes things that float.

That, too.

But c'mon, Doug.  At least I refrained from using phrases like "giglee,"
"je ne sais quoi," "postmodernist," "existential," "similacrum,"
"schemata," "primal alienation," or, God forbid, "Susan Sontag!"


Peter Klein <> wrote:

>> Kyle:  Whether it's Neitzche, Andy Warhol, Woody Allen or Donald Duck,
>> congratulations.  I always thought that the general "attitude" of your
>> pictures had an "it" factor that might catch on in the art scene. It's
>> got something to do with a contradiction between the goth/youth angst
>> thing that takes itself so seriously, combined with a deliciously
>> wicked sense of humor that, on the surface, at least, takes nothing too
>> seriously.