memory

The way I remember it, Billy Budd did something to attract the teacher's attention. The teacher, wishing to make an impression on our young hero, grasped him by the ankle and hung him out of the second story window (pictured above 2nd from right).
Am I remembering correctly? It was a forty+ years ago.

delusion

www.truckdiscountmart.com sign, I-81, Pennsylvania
The American film industry elevated the the status of the herder, the man whose job was to follow in the dust and dejection of the beeves. The coke-poke. Elevated him to demigod, symbol of freedom, Haliaeetus leucocephalus in human form.
Will we witness the apotheosis of the trucker? See idealized portrayals of teamsters traversing the super slab? The freedom, the brake dust, the high and fast view…
Live feed of the BP spew.