PRINT February 1988

Glenn O’Brien


GOB: I think that our generation is going to be amazing when it’s old because it won’t be able to accept it. So there are going to be rock bands of old people at the country clubs singing the blues and Lou Reed. All that Art Deco stuff, they’re just getting ready for us down there in Miami.

LS: Is your generation going to have a lot of Sunday painting?

GOB: A lot of Sunday painting, yes, and badminton, croquet, shuffleboard.

IS: Do you use the word “post-Modern” un-self-consciously, or do you use it with irony?

GOB: I hardly ever use it.

LS: Do you use “post-Modern” or prophylactics? [laughter]

GOB: I’d use a “post” in front of a word, but I get confused when I start thinking about Modernism and post-Modernism. Is that the idea?

IS: We should let Glenn ask us a question.

GOB: Do you feel badly that you missed out on the baby-boom generation?

TME: I wish I was a

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