Growing Up Metal and Grunge

by Daniel Kaufman & Kevin Currie-Knight ____ EA's own Kevin Currie-Knight and I discuss our respective essays, Growing up Metal and Growing up Grunge. We talk about the appeal of heavy music and different conceptions of masculinity, the differences between early and late Gen Xers, growing up in the 1970's and '80's, authenticity, and much... Continue Reading →

Imagination Under Threat: New Constraints on Literature and Acting

by Miroslav Imbrišević ‘The man who has no imagination has no wings.’ --Muhammad Ali ___ A new paradigm has emerged in literature and acting. Imagination and artistic ability are suspect unless they are accompanied by personal experience. This is the latest prescription in the arts. Social justice activists demand authenticity, if the art in question... Continue Reading →

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