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Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.

Mar 292019
 

Those who suffer for their art usually make you suffer for it too.

Feb 252019
 

Fiction: imaginary people, real problems. Sports: imaginary problems, real people.

Jan 312019
 

American cities are dotted by hulks of jagged, rusting metal, abandoned, seemingly without function, surrounded by endless expanses of concrete. This is the public sculpture.

Jan 112019
 

Musical taste ossifies early for the same reason mathematicians peak young.

Nov 302018
 

A savage can be a proper host: it takes civilization to be a proper guest.

Nov 082018
 

Good artists steal, great artists are stolen from.

Sep 192018
 

Acquired taste, n.   An inclination sometimes inborn, sometimes affected, and always snobbish.

Aug 032018
 

Why does Hollywood hate capitalism? You would too, if you thought it looked like Hollywood.