A humorous reading of essays by popular general semantics teacher and formulator S.I. Hayakawa on the American car and the implications of its increasing size and accoutrements.
Side 1: "The Sexual Symbolism of the American Automobile
Side 2: "Motivational Research vs. The Reality Principle, or Why the Edsel Laid an Egg"
Running Time: 14:28
Available as a downloadable .zip file including 2 .mp3 audio files, cover art in .pdf, and cover images.Click here to purchase the downloadable print version in ETC: A Review of General Semantics, 15:3 (Spring 1958).
Recorded from the original 7" vinyl single. Cover art by Don Bracco. Originally released c.1958.