“SQUELCHED ENTHUSIASMS”

William Gibson:

[M]y formative, my first real experience of a real city was living in Toronto in the late ’60s from about ’67 on and, yeah, it’s given me a different take on urbanism. It’s a very different sort of city. In those days it was more different still. It hadn’t been quite developed into the new neo-Toronto.

— They use it for New York movie backdrops nowadays.

— Yeah. Neo-Toronto is sort of… It more parallels… you know, the Docklands in London? It’s a bit, you know, it’s very expensively built empty space.

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