Village Voice

from Adam Mansbach – Rage is Back (Chapter 1) on Rap Genius


I remember changing this from “newspaper pages” in an early draft, because it was a missed opportunity for specificity. What newspaper would Dondi read/use? The free arts weekly. Not the Times, which costs money. Not the Post, which he might get handed for free on the train at rush hour, because he’d think it was a trashy tabloid. Etc.

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