The Curmudgeon on “Y oh Y?”

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon wonders why. Why, oh Why? He gets up every morning and walks some 300 meters to the newsstand where he buys the daily newspaper (the number is significant, read on!)

The thought “Why oh why?” comes from the paper’s front page. There’s always something political, something sporty, something cultural, something intellectual. But, alas! There’s often something architectural—such as, for instance, the infamous “Y”.

What’s the “Y”? It’s the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?