Think Craig Reynolds from Soundlab is on to something and would encourage all fixBuffalo readers to read and then re-read his short piece How Buffalo Get a Warhol that first appeared in 1997.
Unlike other cities, where it’s easy to sink into the flow of everything’s fine, in Buffalo, you must be a prophet or drown in utter mediocrity. Buffalo demands existential authenticity, and the rock we push up the hill (only to have it roll back down over us time and time again) is our only salvation. Like Rimbaud in the gutters and back–alleys of Paris, in Buffalo, you have no choice but to remake life; there’s no bullshit left to buy, no palace gates to hide behind...read the rest...
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