I am deeply reluctant to link to anything involving the USA’s racist, sexist, hypocritical, and unqualified president-elect, but my appreciation for Errol Morris is such that I have to link to this short interview on Trump’s love (for all the wrong reasons) of Citizen Kane. It is gold.
Oh my god, Caden W. Go fuck yourself, lol.
Who doesn’t love pre-school drama? Rich people, lawsuits, rumoured swinging… 10/10 would think this is ridiculous again.
Inside the Cutthroat Rivalry Between Two of L.A.’s Elite Preschools (Los Angeles Magazine)
Another Yeezy Season 4 link, because apparently I’m not done being annoyed by this. It was shallow, abusive, and meaningless when Vanessa Beecroft was doing it in galleries; and it’s shallow, abusive, and meaningless when Kanye West does it as “fashion.”
The Models at Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 4 Show Deserved Better (The Cut) [I’d argue that all models–all women–deserve better, but West’s show was particularly egregious.]
And Kanye West makes me angry, too.
Kathryn Hepburn on Vanessa Beecroft: Scratching the Awful Surface (Curiosity, Confrontation, Confluence) [Not the best thing I’ve ever written, but my indignation still stands: Beecroft is exploitative and devoid of meaning.]
Yeezy Season 4 Disaster Overshadows Kanye West’s Live Show Triumphs (Jezebel) [I find the suggestion at the end of this piece that the models’ suffering and the show’s location at the Roosevelt Island plague hospital are somehow linked and meaningful to be spurious. Beecroft has a long history of forcing models to stand around and suffer in less monumental spaces, and West abusing models in the name of “fashion” and “fame” offers no respect to the people who suffered and died of the bubonic plague.]