How a podiatrist sign became a literary icon

by admin on May 5, 2011

Who would have thunk it? From Salon : Quote: How a podiatrist sign became a literary icon Happy Foot/Sad Foot has captured the imagination of David Foster Wallace, Jonathan Lethem and others By Laura Miller Rachel Kramer Bussel / CC BY 3.0 F. Scott Fitzgerald’s generation had its green light at the end of the dock in “The Great Gatsby,” that symbol of unattainable dreams, and today’s young literati have — a podiatrist’s sign?The sign for the Sunset Foot Clinic on West Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles is known to some locals as a kind of fortuneteller.

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How a podiatrist sign became a literary icon

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