- Over at the New York Times, Eve Ewing penned an amazing op-ed on why authoritarians, both current and historical, have attacked the arts. A genuinely fascinating piece of historical importance, as well as relevant to the current list of crappy things Trump is doing in office.
- There’s a lot of positive buzz about Marvel’s new and hopefully-not-cancelled-in-6-issues series, America by Gabby Rivera and Joe Quinones, starring the queer Latina, America Chavez. Over at Fusion, the writer explains how her experience as a queer Latina herself helped shape the comic.
For today's musical hit, we have Bat for Lashes and "Daniel"
Today's critical rolls: What do the arts mean to you? What kind of artistic expression do you like (whether you practice them yourself or you just enjoy them as an observer).
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