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The Shining Men
November 16, 2017
In shining cities made of gold, shining men were kings, They made the art, the songs, the shows, and dimmer men believed, That all was gold and shined quite bright, in citadels so strong, None could believe or dream that all gold would go wrong. As time went by the gold grew faint, and needed fresh […]
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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 — […]