Less Yakkin' More Whackin'
Social critics often wonder about the increasing public indifference to crime, lechery and the debasement of everyday morality in all aspects of American life, advancing theories, conducting studies and generally dancing all around the problem. They should study fans of The Sopranos.See also
: The first time Tony Soprano talks to Dr. Melfi, he tells her that he always wanted to get in on something at the beginning. "I came too late for that, I know," Tony says. "But lately I'm getting the feeling that I came in at the end. The best is over." As Melfi acknowledges, it's a feeling that a lot of us share, and two years before Sept. 11, it was an eerily prescient statement.