We are, as Kevin Costner, as Jim Garrison, says in “JFK,” through the looking glass, people. White is black. Up is down. Upside-down is rightside up. Digital is analog. Fire is ice. Day is night.
Jeremy Lin is an NBA phenomenon.
More, he is a pop culture marvel. A reporter walked through the Garden stands Friday night solely to compute the percentage of Asians among the 19,783 there for the Knicks-Lakers game (His guess: 3-4 percent). Orders for No. 17 jerseys are threatening to tie up phone lines and snarl Internet connections.