Knott's Berry Farm's "old west" more political than historical, author says

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While Ghost Town is arguably the first of its kind, since 1940 Old West theme parks have proliferated around the United States and the world. They’re more than just destinations for pleasure seekers. Like Hollywood Westerns and dime novels, these theme parks propagate a particular myth of “the West.”

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kpjb's avatar

I prefer the Kool Moe Dee Wild Wild West to the Escape Club Wild Wild West, and anyone who disagrees is wrong or a snowflake or a fascist or something.


What about the Will Smith Wild Wild West?

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Vater's avatar

Note to self: never write a song and title it "Wild Wild West" because it will assuredly suck.

Yeah? Well, get this:
I know the line dance...

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