The films of Ken Burns take an America as their subject that resists, as the man himself says, the bold-faced way we look at culture. In a world where it seems all the information is available, it takes discipline and a steady hand to handle honestly a history that in the midst of so many…
I wish I could tell you it gets better, but it doesn’t get better. YOU get better. You think it’s easy? I’ve gone up, I’ve gone down, I’ve been bankrupt, I’ve been broke — but you do it. And you do it because we love it more than anything else. You want a real job, honey? There are a million things you can do, but what we do is not a job. What we do is a calling, we make people happy.
— Joan Rivers on Louis C.K.
Mellissa Hughes & Caroline Chin performing Kurtag’s ‘Kafka Fragments’ as part of the Resonant Bodies Festival