Slate takes a look at the release of the DVD for Style Wars, the seminal 1983 documentary about graffiti. The article's writer, Lee Smith, was a "toy," plying his graf in the 70s, and says, "To my mind, the kids who didn't hang out in the subway system just didn't have a proper grasp of what the city wasthe range of pleasures and dangers, the expanse of sheer space and urban humanity covered by the trains."
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