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absolutely dumbfounded by how bad it was
There’s not often a lot of connections made within comics, Defining the parameters of the cultural conversation. What Paul Morley did in WORDS AND MUSIC, defining the cultural space and connective tissue between Alvin Lucier and Kylie Minogue, say… not a lot of that. We’re deathly afraid of that stabbing word “pretentious,” the word that students use to curse each other’s ambition. It’s a young person’s word, a shortcut-to-thinking word. I’m a big fan of pretension. It means “an aspiration or intention that may or may not reach fulfillment.” It doesn’t mean failing upward. It means trying to exceed your grasp. Which is how things grow.