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Re: Any auto free literary heroes yet?

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  • Andie Miller
    And of course Ray Bradbury who has transported us to outer space , but at 82, has never driven a car.
    Message 1 of 14 , Aug 8, 2003
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      And of course Ray Bradbury who has 'transported us to outer space', but at
      82, has never driven a car.
    • Bijan Soleymani
      ... There s also another reason of course. The car companies, who are big advertisers, might not like it so much. Bijan -- Bijan Soleymani
      Message 2 of 14 , Nov 28, 2003
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        "dubluth" <dubluth@...> writes:

        > I think the explanation of why we don't see explicitely car-free
        > protagonists on TV is the culture of TV writing and production. In
        > fact in most work places in the USA, the person who doesn't reach the
        > office using a car is the exception. Why would writers for the small
        > screen even think of introducing a protagonist with an aversion to
        > automobiles.

        There's also another reason of course. The car companies, who are big
        advertisers, might not like it so much.

        Bijan
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        Bijan Soleymani <bijan@...>
        http://www.crasseux.com
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