For some reason it’s OK to slap a bumper sticker on your car that identifies you as a “Proud parent of a US soldier,” but it’s not OK to be proud if your child is a teacher, a government bureaucrat, or a sanitation worker.
Working societies need “moral universals” to civilize them. I don’t often do quick-link-to-some-other-post posts, but here I’m making an exception. Umair Haque has an article up at Medium called “The End of […]
Unknown, unpublished in life, photography icon is now enjoying a post-mortem renaissance… Vivian Maier shot up the streets of Chicago, but no one ever called the police nor filed any kind of […]
Art can be an incremental process. Then there are times when, without warning, you find yourself caught in the throes of some muse’s dying, orgasmic spasm, well and truly beyond any rational […]
It seems Jane Austen is getting hit on both sides, but all this attention, exploitative and dismissive, merely really proves what will continue to be true: Jane Austen’s stature and power remain […]