“Stefano, my boy, I will give you guns. Because a gun isn’t a game. It is the inspiration for play. With it you will have to invent a situation, a series of relationships, a dialectic of events. You will have to shout boom, and you will discover that the game has only the value you give it, not what is built into it. As you imagine you are destroying enemies, you will be satisfying an...
The New Yorker, July 14, 1951 “The most encouraging word we have so far had about television came from a grade-school principal we encountered the other afternoon. “They say it’s going to bring back vaudeville,” he said, “but I think it’s going to bring back the book.” Before television, he told us, his pupils never read; that is, they knew how to read...
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