Nothing is True: America’s Past Year in a Funhouse Mirror

“Because if you think this thing we have here isn’t fragile you are kidding yourself.”… Read More Nothing is True: America’s Past Year in a Funhouse Mirror

Everyone’s a Critic: A.O. Scott Discusses the Role of Criticism in Modern Society

by Hal Conick “We’re too inclined to see art as an ornament,” New York Times film critic A.O. Scott said. “We trivialize art, we venerate nonsense, we can’t see past our own bullshit.” Scott, reading from his new book “Better Living Through Criticism” at the The Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, is… Read More Everyone’s a Critic: A.O. Scott Discusses the Role of Criticism in Modern Society