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A Song Shall Lead (and Annoy) Them: “Let It Go” from Frozen

“Let It Go” crystallizes something intense and very real but otherwise formless, and little kids, who, bless them, do not know from “cool,” love it more than any other song, ever. Even boys. For the first time in history, boys do not categorically run from a Disney princess. They are drawn to Elsa. I am fortunate to bear witness to all of this, and so are you. At the risk of overstating it, it feels historic. Continue reading

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The Man Behind The Curtain

Charles Krafft, an avowed white supremacist, flew under the radar of the national art scene for years under the guise of a postmodern iconoclast. Now he’s been exposed. But why did it take so long? Why weren’t we willing to listen close enough? Continue reading

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