Bohemia Is Dead: Watching RENT in 2018

“The truth is that I had all the opportunities in the world to sing and act, but I was too scared of failure, too busy comparing myself to my peers to tap into my own creativity.”

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Delicate & Destructive: An Essay on Prince

“…if someone like Prince came up in your local scene, he or she would probably be ostracized for caring about musicianship and guitar work, for playing over the top solos, for creating original content, or for dressing and acting pretentious.”

The Line Between Aesthetic & Authenticity

“Among creative types–specifically authors–there is a lot of focus on aesthetic, and building a brand, and it results in a loss of authenticity within the writing they’re trying to promote. This is not a universal rule, but we are starting to lose touch with what it means to produce good work.”