Monthly Archives: December 2014

The World’s at War with Tyrants – Shall We Crouch?

Artists, in their times, have played significant roles in political revolutions the whole world over, whether it be John Milton defending dissidents in the First English Civil War in the 1640s or living artists such as Ai Weiwei calling for extensive political reform in modern China. What about art and artistic life intersects with politics

The Privilege of The Upright Citizens Brigade

 group called “Whale Thief” recently produced a film called Consti2tion, where protagonist Jamie must rewrite the expired Constitution because she lives in Thomas Jefferson’s old apartment.  The most noteworthy part of the film is the amount of time it took to make from conception to premiere – twenty four hours. Using their network of actors,