“Thoughts before coffee” Part 23: The Artist – Audience relationship

Art should spark conversations and controversy. It is part of its job. It is supposed to make you think, to make you search your feelings, to argue with others on its meaning. The audience is important, a vital player in the "game" that is Art, because an artist without the will to be presented to, and … Continue reading “Thoughts before coffee” Part 23: The Artist – Audience relationship

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“Thoughts before coffee” Part 22: Misanthropy and why it’s stupid.

"Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet." The infamous quote from the "Matrix", that inspired thousands of people (including me at some point in the past) to deduce that humanity would better wipe itself off the face of the Earth, and soon. Misanthropy is the general hatred, distrust or contempt of the … Continue reading “Thoughts before coffee” Part 22: Misanthropy and why it’s stupid.

“Comedy Thursdays” Part 1: A Cook in the Land of Dreams

  Hi! I am Elijah and I am exhausted! It all started a few months ago, when I was hired by none other than Queen Fairytale, the monarch of the Land of Dreams. You might say 'there's no such thing as a Land of Dreams', and I couldn't blame you. It's not like it exists anywhere … Continue reading “Comedy Thursdays” Part 1: A Cook in the Land of Dreams

“Thoughts before coffee” Part 9: Limits to Humour. Are there any?

I am not a particular fan of political correctness. There's just something about it that irritates me. I want things to be plain and simple because things get complicated if we are the ones messing up the wires. Yet, sometimes, I get this feeling that some things are best not said. Jokes about homosexuals/women/Chinese drivers/impoverished … Continue reading “Thoughts before coffee” Part 9: Limits to Humour. Are there any?