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Sunday, October 27, 2013
  Social Economic Theory and Frank Zappa
To really enhance your understanding of Frank's music, and my interpretation of his continuing growth as an artist (which is a recent undertaking for me because I didn't really collect his records or see his movies), you'd have to read a book we shared like a lending library when I was young (This was my book, I will point out, and it cost me maybe 75 cents):

Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class




When young students read this book for the first time, the first response is usually the correct one:  Hey, he's making fun of us.


 




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