When an author writes about something they love or something they really don’t, it makes them seem like they have all the answers. I guess that is why I love the “shonky business” quote.
The thing about shonky business is that it’s usually the shonky thing that’s actually important. What makes a shonky quote in the first place is some of the things that it says that aren’t great. It’s an easy way for someone to sound pretentious and unoriginal.