crumminess


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crumminess

(ˈkrʌmɪnəs)
n
informal the state or quality of being crummy
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The crumminess of my party on the porch was clear to me, as was the elegance and warmth of the party in there--and yet I felt I belonged at neither of them.
Critic Donald Phelps, whose appreciation of Kovacs appeared in the first issue of the early-'60s little magazine Kulchur, considered Kovacs's singular gift to be that of "demonstrating to his public the immeasurable crumminess of so-called professional television." This was initially apparent in the morning shows, where a dangling overhead mic seemed like one more ridiculous prop alongside the host's giant toy telephone or the outsize flapjack of a sombrero he wrapped around his head, and the clutter approached the detritus that surrounded Jack Smith in his early '70s Plaster foundation performances.
Isn't it amazing that, while we suffer basic national shortcomings like the disintegration of our dwindling manufacturing industry, our inability to cope with a snow storm and crumminess of privatised rail services, that we now excel in spying on our own people?