Since "La Bohme" Was Taken

Quotes from two consecutive paragraphs of Peter Schjeldahl's review of "East Village U.S.A." in The New Yorker:

There was something toxically facetious about the East Village versions of avant-gardism and la vie bohme...

...A suggested title for a musical version that would be truer than the formulaic "Rent": "What I Undid for Love."

Yeah, and now that you mention it, where'd they get the formulaic "story" for West Side Story?

Since 2001 here at greg.org, I've been blogging about the creative process—my own and those of people who interest me. That mostly involves filmmaking, art, writing, research, and the making thereof.

Many thanks to the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Program for supporting greg.org that time.

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