the games

Catherine Driscoll catherine.driscoll at
Tue Aug 22 20:13:41 PDT 2000

hi rob and all i certainly agree that _the games_ is a brilliant take on 'the games', but it's weird too because it hardly feels like an expose -- just as i think it's a brilliant parody it turns out to be inadequate to the relentless stupidity of games' promotion i wish i believed australians were in general turning their much-hyped cynicism on all things olympic but i see way more thorpe-worship and freeman-patronage than criticism of the olympics the olympic athlete as superhero-next-door is really getting me down catherine

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