A great article by David Byrne about his perfect city,
If a city doesn’t have sufficient density, as in L.A., then strange things happen. It’s human nature for us to look at one another— we’re social animals after all. But when the urban situation causes the distance between us to increase and our interactions to be less frequent we have to use novel means to attract attention: big hair, skimpy clothes and plastic surgery. We become walking billboards.
He just writes so well about the world. I might need to add his new book Bicycle Diaries to the wanted list. (via)