Bring your shitpile to Wall Street!

Arthur HQ has received this communique:

SAY NO THE WALL STREET BAILOUT PROPOSAL

Since Wall Street is asking us to give them money for their worthless investments, some folks are planning to bring their OWN junk to Wall Street and see if they’ll buy it.

TODAY, Thursday, September 25: 4pm

Gather at the southern end of Bowling Green Park, in the plaza area, by the bull statue

Bring your collectible mugs and limited edition Thomas Kinkade prints and add ’em to the pile!

This action inspired by Buy My Shitpile – (http://www.buymyshitpile.com/)

And.. here’s some sensible spiel from Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Toledo, Ohio…


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About Jay Babcock

I am the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was one of five Angelenos listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. Today, I live a peaceful life in Tucson, Arizona with Stephanie Smith. https://linktr.ee/jaywbabcock

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