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Horton Hears a Hooverville: Revamping the 30s for Today's Depression

01/28/2009 02:10 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Have you heard the news? Times is hard. We may be headed for another Great Depression. But the 1930s sure do need some 21st Century sprucing up! A few ideas:

* Kanye West remixes of Woody Guthrie songs
* Special Playboy issue: "Girls of the Lower East Side Tenement District"
* The Travel Channel presents Los Angeles' 100 Best Bread Lines
* America's Next Top Migrant Farm Worker
* Fireside vlogs
* Homeless hipsters: starving dumpster divers can call themselves "freegans"
* Annie Leibovitz photographs Scarlet Johansson and Anne Hathaway holding babies and looking dirty and severe

See you on Black Thursday!

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