Cell Phone Tower Trees and Verisimilitude

Adam Di Angelo
1 min readDec 19, 2017
An uncanny likeness

What species of tree are they trying to imitate? At gross distortions of scale and proportion, these obscene things no more resemble a tree than a snowman resembles a person. And to what end?

Authentic ugliness is a lesser offense than pretend beauty. Cell phone tower trees are ugly and their designers believe we are too dumb to realize it.

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