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Hey Critic, Go Create
January 22, 2015
In the movie Ratatouille, the character Anton Ego uttered profound truth when he stated, In many ways, the work of a critic is easy. We risk very little, yet enjoy a position over those who offer up their work and their selves to our judgment. We thrive on negative criticism, which is fun to write and to […]
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How (Not) to be Creative
September 1, 2014
I’m fairly creative. I’ve got a degree in music, like to draw, appreciate great design, and am otherwise an aesthetically oriented guy. As a music student, I came across a distinction that I didn’t know existed — that of absolute music and program music. If you’ll endure the definitions, absolute music is music for music’s sake — […]