Even public relations suffers from science-envy: it is no accident that Relativity came between Barnum and Bernays.
Religion, art, taste, and other delusions.
Only in the movies does it pour when it rains.
Critics prefer drama to comedy because drama can be chewed over endlessly, and who wants to talk about why something’s funny?
Public opinion is not what everyone believes, but what everyone believes everyone else believes.
The mad genius is rarely either and never both.
Most artists who are supposed to have perished of drink or drugs in fact simply bored themselves to death.
Western man worships bluesmen the same way the ancient Egyptians worshipped cats.
Every photograph is fake.
Art experts concern themselves with provenance because they have no other way to spot a fake.
Without gods, religions run amok.