Tag Archives: Dissent

Artists Under Tyranny

We know what comes next.  We know why it takes root and how it metastasizes.  And I’m afraid that, if we extrapolate from current trends, if nothing changes significantly for the better, then artists, innovators and intellectuals are all screwed. … Continue reading

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Let’s Just Pretend Everything is OK

There used to be a lot of respect for open debate, speaking your mind, holding opinions, debating them and having a point of view.  It was never more important than in the arts, where artists were often social commentators and … Continue reading

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Rabid Outsiders

Today, a video appeared on my facebook wall that had Rosanne Barr in it, talking about Hollywood and how people in Hollywood are too scared to break ranks and stand for anything.  It was a news interview, but some interesting … Continue reading

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