W. Kandinsky: "There are no 'musts' in art." T.S. Eliot: "There is no freedom in art." Dostoievski character, after the ancient Middle East epigram: "Everything is permitted."
(R-rated weblog. Since one has been advised there is no Literature anymore, or even literature, only writing, one proceeds on the premise that this weblog qualifies as not-meaningless, since it is, or appears to be, a form of "writing." Image: Banksy.)
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
The Meaning of Friendship
From Hollywood Animal, p. 594:
"We live in a town," [an agent] said to me, "where you don't root for your friends to fail. You root for your friends to die."