James Lileks new book, Interior Desecrations : Hideous Homes from the Horrible ’70s, just arrived. My god is it awful. Luckily, that’s the intention. Photos of awful 70s interiors are accompanied by Lileks’ amusing commentary and critical barbs.
You just now there’s a De Lorean in the garage. And a pound of blow in the closet.
If you lived here, you’d be laid by now. If it was 1973, anyway.
The inventor of Technicolor was sitting right here when they shot him in the head.
It’s a fun piece of nostalgia, a slice of history that we should laugh at and vow never to repeat.