Re: beauty and unbeauty in Athens

Kathryn Aegis (
Tue, 3 Mar 1998 19:54:54 +0000

me, in full aestheto-babble:
: ... The societal demand for
: conventional, bland attractiveness in pop culture bores him to tears.
: Actually, this aesthetic still pervades Athens, Ga ...

Anton, catching the semantical flaw:
>Which, the anti-aesthetic aesthetic?

Terribly circular to call it that, don't you think? It was more of
a punk-fueled fashion rebellion that became what we now know as
'alternative' and 'grunge'. Changed our hair color every week, lived
in steel-toed shoes, that sort of thing.


Kathryn Aegis