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the act of demolishing

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Before he fled to America and Broadway in 1935, Weill had been Brecht's fellow demolitionist and musical collaborator in Berlin's edgy twenties, the composer who made hypocrisy and greed dance to irony's lurching rhythms in The Threepenny Opera, Happy End and The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.
Casual demolitionists play an average of 12 hours a week.
In a particularly virulent spasm of urban renewal, the demolitionists didn't stop at the buildings but instead kept going until the entire hill had been reduced to more of a mound.
She enjoyed creative assignments and spent her free time writing "stories about werewolves, adventure, fantasy, not like that old history stuff." While she acknowledged that all forms of writing are important ("Even demolitionists do writing!"), she described school writing as very different: