The Michigan Daily-Friday, April 1, 1988-Page 7
Edited by Jonathan and
29 Reasons Not to
to Law School
By Ralph Warner and Toni
Illustrated by Marti Stein
You can ask any anthropolc
A hatred of lawyers has pervade
ery culture and every era of hi
history. People naturally abho
profession with an emotion fi
than even the universal disgu
dentists and dentistry. A mare
comparison might be the mosq
the blood-sucking trait and annoy
capabilities certainly hold, right?
all it takes to lash back at
mosquito is a little swat. To g
the lawyers, we need books lik
Reasons Not to Go to Law Sc
and Poetic Justice.
Poetic Justice claims to b
anthology of "The funniest, meE
things ever said about lawyers.'
vided into six rough subheading
cluding "The Malpractice of Law'
"The Law is Is Its Own Reward,'
book quotes some of the g
thinkers of history on their thou
about lawyers. From Jimmy Car
observation that "We are over-
lawyered and under-represented," to Continued from Page S
Franz Kafka's definition of the diary talents to Ann Arbor on Sun-
lawyer, "Persons who write a 10,000 day evening. Masekela left South
Go word document and call it a brief,",ray ing.6Masdeaftr oubhe
the pages are full of non-stop lawyer Africa in 1960, and after a brief
bashing. John Lennon, Charles marriage to, surprise, Miriam
Dickens, and Pope Pius I all get their Makeba, he embarked on a sizzling
licks in, ranging from harmless jabs solo career of his own. Like
to vicious stabs. Makeba, Masekela is a voracious
29 Reasons Not to Go to Law anti-apartheid activist who melds
School pretends to be a self-help this theme into his exuberant and
book/ career guide, but it's more like spunky jazz tunes. His most recent
ogist. a relentless attack on the legal ego. release, Tomorrow, reaffirms his
d ev- Loaded with cartoons, the book takes perpetual concerns with such songs
uman the law student through all the phases as the jubilant "Bring Him Back
r the of education and occupation, pointing Home" and the scorching vision of
ercer out all the threats to compassion, "Mayibuye (Come Back Africa)." In
s apt sanity, and happiness. Overall, it's 1968 his single "Grazing in the
ut quite a convincing argument, if not Grass" was one of the first African
'anc' as funny or readable as Poetic Justice. songs to hit number one i the U.S.
? But Of course, in the end, the damn His live performances carry a vivid
the lawyers will spoil all of our fun by lyricism in full flight: resounding
et at chuckling heartily and elbowing each vocals, glorious articulation, and
e 29 other in the ribs over these books, as wistful reminiscence. In essence,
hool if they get the joke. The same thing Masekela's music is full of dense
happened when dentists across the and colorful musicscapes, his trum-
e an country laughed their heads off at peting emitting a moody personality
anest Steve Martin's portrayal of the sadis- all its own. He will truly knock
,i tic dentist in Little Shop of Horrors. your socks off.
s in- But if just one prospective attorney Sunday's dual-performance at the
" and changes his mind and sets his sights Power Center promises to be a cul-
"the on a nobler goal, like an MBA or
great MD, the world might just be a better
tural, political, and musical experi-
ence of unparalleled power and
beauty. Makeba and Masekela bring
with them a message - the most
oppressed Black people on this earth
have the light of victory in their
eyes. In Makeba's words, "If South
Africa is not free, none of the people
of Black diaspora can be free. But I
do know our independence is com-
ing. There is nothing that Botha and
his regime can do to hold us back."
MIRIAM MAKEBA and HUGH
MASEKELA will perform at the
Power Center Sunday night at 8
p.m. Tickets are $16.50.
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