Hollywood Director Lays A Needed Smackdown When Interviewer Suggests Gentrification Is Good

One of the greatest directors of all time puts his magnifying glass to his old neighborhood to see why it barely resembles the blocks he built his career writing about.

If you can listen to all 11 minutes, I recommend it! If not, here are my favorite moments:

0:17 — Spike begins to rev up.


1:45 — It's Christopher Columbus Syndrome.

3:35 — You can't just change the culture (favorite argument).

6:25 — He asks the realest question of the city.

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