Slimming Down The America Culture… (Writer Goes On A AmCult Diet)

Mark Ravenhill likes American culture. “The problem, then, isn’t that American culture is a bad thing, just that it’s a very dominant thing. And sometimes it’s the only thing. So, a couple of months ago, I devised The Diet. If Dr Atkins could cut out the carbs, then I figured I could cut out the American culture. I’d set myself a date, do it for a month and see how it felt.”