Are Artists Doomed to Die Alone? – Episode 018

November 6, 2014

MediaCarnivoresCoverDo we expect (and maybe even encourage) artists to be depressed or otherwise eccentric? Does standing on the outside of society and holding up a mirror mean you will always be disappointed, frustrated, and (metaphorically) alone? Brent and Erik dive deep into the romanticization of artists and the public image of artists.

Your Hosts

Brent Hartinger
Erik Hanberg

Links Mentioned This Episode

Elizabeth Gilbert, TED talk

Media Consumed This Episode

Black Swan (film, 2010)
Fatal Attraction (film, 1987)
King Lear (play)
The Essays of E.B. White (book)

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