I’m having fun with this list and trying not to be too harsh on my own philosophy of trash. There are exceptions to all these “rules.” It is important to note, trash contains its own beauty. There are sometimes distinctions between “trash bad” and “bad bad.” Like foods you feel gross about eating, but love, as opposed to foods that just taste gross and have no merit. But some would argue that even “bad bad” has its own importance and charm.
A favorite quote from Lotus (Susan Byun) in the highly problematic Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D.: “Do not treat me as an inferior. I’m easily your better. If only the order of the universe were not so unfair to womankind, I would’ve been chosen to receive the gift, and would not now be dealing with such a penis-wielding imbecile as yourself.” Like I said, there is beauty in trash.