We headed out via I-10 for a weekend of transcendent music, provocative art, and the recurring experience of wondering whether you are actually seeing Father John Misty everywhere or whether there are just 35 dudes around you who all look exactly like Father John Misty.
My feeling of dread has been validated in a series of grotesque tableaus that have been almost elegant in their cruelty and stupidity. I believe we are living in the universe of Greenaway’s masterpiece 'The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover.'
Whether or not Trump’s presidency ends in a full-scale nuclear war, my generation and plenty of others’ are seeing the wholesale destruction of social contracts and self-evident truths we once took for granted.
In Terry Allen’s world, late-night Lone Star-fueled joyrides down North Texas farm roads and small-time criminal escapades take on the power and significance of every great voyage, every triumph, and every retreat and defeat in the history of American civilization.