Authentic

Authenticity is often the coin of the realm in culture. An authentic singer on stage, genuine emotion poured into a painting, an authentic pair of Levi’s 501’s, or the power of “Real Life.” But can authenticity be performed? Is it ever NOT performed? When the singer-songwriter stops a song after …

Bouguereau in Haiti

The human tragedy in Haiti is unmeasurable and unbearable. In response many merchants around the grid have offered a discount on some item with some or all of the proceeds going to the relief effort. I’m confident that every merchant and every participating consumer has the best intentions, still, I …