I can't help commenting on John Hughes' "Mexican
Amazing how somebody living and working in a country
can make fun of it so consistently, with such
enthusiasm and impunity . . .
He obviously finds that singer's English not
just immensely funny but also deeply symbolic.
I wonder how he'd compare the authenticity of
the singing, background music and the rest of
it with the authenticity of Russian, Armenian
or any other foreign names, accents, looks, culture,
behavior depicted in American films for example.
And lastly I find it a bit rich for someone coming
from his part of the world to expose the rotten
substance of the Armenian politics in this fashion
as if it was unique to Armenia.
I really hope this is read by someone other than
John Hughes as well. It might give them some food