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Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Saturday, March 12, 2016


I read this article once asking jazz critics to say what musicians they thought were over-rated. After reading it, I decided I knew who was over-rated: jazz critics.

1 comment:

Leslie said...

For sure ! ! !

OT question: about academics: "The worship of work, the belief in human depravity and the glorification of suffering." That is a quotation from a comment by you on an earlier post.

Belief of academics in human depravity.

I am curious as to what you may mean by this. It is possible that it explains a lot.