Art Dirt: On Sincerity, Honesty, and the Art of Our Time

by Glasstire June 20, 2021
Bo Burnham inside comedy special

Image: from Bo Burnham’s ‘Inside’

Christina Rees and Brandon Zech discuss how the recent cultural swing toward honesty and sincerity has affected comedy, art, and music.

“We’ve been through a decade of dishonesty and performance, and it seems like we’re in the middle of a swing away from that … there’s a real appetite for honestly.” 

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carllll June 22, 2021 - 12:23

awesome episode !


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