I could at this point come up with a link to this piece – something about the constant need to simplify and de-intellectualise concepts. But it would be pretty transparent.
I can’t pretend to be unbiased, but this is great stuff. Edinburgh Fringe 2006 – Carrie Quinlan: Fear of a Beige Planet.
Carrie Quinlan: Fear of a Beige Planet at the Gilded Balloon, Teviot Billiard Room 21:00 – 22:00 What’s gone wrong with Western culture? How did the traditions of Plato, Mozart and Shakespeare pass into the hands of Dan Brown, Piers Morgan and Natasha Kaplinsky? When did we stop striving for greatness? And who stole my bicycle clips?
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