Daily Archives: November 20, 2019

Reader Request Week 2019 #6: Being Entertained as an Artist

Acshenglut asks about: Being entertained as an artist: I’ve often wondered if it is possible for a writer or other artist to look at work in their medium or a related medium (film and plays are still storytelling, for instance) as mere entertainment. Is there such a thing as entertainment for an artist, or is […]

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Reader Request Week 2019 #5: Civility

In an email, Pablo asks: Civility: A genuine plea for common understanding, or just another tool to oppress? I mean, why not both? Which is to say that one can genuinely wish for “civility” — a sort of courtly and dignified mode of discourse — without understanding all the ways that “civility” generally favors the […]

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