Category Archives: Criticism

Wrestling with the Voting Public

I’ve been thinking a lot about the presidential election, and what I believe nearly everyone missed about the Trump campaign method. Trump presented himself as a laughable candidate to many people, despite constant primary victories, humiliating his opponents in debates, and massive … Continue reading

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What Makes Nighthawks Important

It is unimportant that Nighthawks is based on a real place. What is special about it, is that we know how what those people are feeling.

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The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

I’m not a Tarzan fan by any stretch (though I do love a lot of old pulp characters) and I haven’t seen the new film, but I have been curious how it’d be received by die hard fans, and invested … Continue reading

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Influences, Part 2: Bob Elliott, Magical Realism & Hiding Your Hand

Following up on my post about David Bowie In 1946 radio broadcaster Bob Elliott teamed up with Ray Goulding, and for the next five decades the duo crafted exceptionally wonderful and silly radio comedy. Bob & Ray were heard on … Continue reading

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Influences Part 1: David Bowie, Cut-up Writing

No matter what genre of music, film, or art you like, the number artists and creative celebrities passing since the start of 2016 has been staggering. Putting the best face on these losses, the outpouring of tributes speaking to the … Continue reading

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The Most Powerless. Coming in at Number 2 …

http://hyperallergic.com/170748/the-20-most-powerless-people-in-the-art-world-2014-edition/ ^From one of the art news sites I follow.  Hyperallergic has lots of good observations about the state of the world via art criticism on their list. As an practitioner of Performance Art, I could have decided to take being #2 with a … Continue reading

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