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Comments Posted 04.06.09 | PERMALINK | PRINT

Mark Lamster

Wiretapped!


Would you believe it's those shifty Canucks, and not the spooks at the NSA, who have the Lamster phone lines tapped? Outrageous but true. Indeed, our recent conversation with Jonathan Goldstein was not only recorded but broadcast to that entire nation. A covert agent north of the border was kind enough to send us a bootlegged copy of the tape, posted here for our own protection and as proof positive of our new world record for complaints. We are told there are more Lamster-Goldstein conversations buzzing around the mainframes in the darkened basements of CBC headquarters, soon to surface. Watch those airwaves, friends!
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Lamster is the architecture critic of the Dallas Morning News and a professor at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Architecture. A contributing editor to Architectural Review, he is currently at work on his third book, a biography of the late architect Philip Johnson. Follow: @marklamster.
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