Welcome to the Divided States of Kentucky

If we’re going back to the 1950s, then I want me some Elvis. No? You can’t give me any Elvis? Okay, then, give me those sweet 1950s home prices. No, you can’t give me that either? Okay, then, give me some of that sweet 1950s gas prices. No? That’s not possible? Well, then, what can you giveContinue reading “Welcome to the Divided States of Kentucky”

In a Perfect World

Lately, I’ve been writing articles about art and history because those are the topics I am interested in. I like to pretend that I am living in a normal world, so writing such articles is my way of pretending that the world is completely sane. Deep down, my soul is screaming that I am deludingContinue reading “In a Perfect World”

Does Art Have Meaning?

What does art mean? Does art defy meaning? Does art exist because humans say it does or does art exist in spite of ourselves? All the world is art. Everything from a speck of dust to a statue made by Michelangelo can realistically be termed as “art.” If art can be everything, then art canContinue reading “Does Art Have Meaning?”

If Emerson Were Alive Today

When Emerson said that “America is a poem in our eyes,” he was referring to its expansive geography that seemingly goes on forever. To Emerson, all of America was yet to be discovered, and he thrilled at the prospect of seeing new things. Today, everyone has seen the America that Emerson was dreaming of, andContinue reading “If Emerson Were Alive Today”