Why writers write

You’ve got to go read my friend Mac’s blog . It is simply incredible, and it deals with not just the specific problem it addresses outright, but also with the problem of art in our world right now.

When Arthur Miller wrote The Cruible, it was us who saw it as a dressing down of McCarthyism. When I went and saw the movie “Hero”, I thought it was a condemnation of Bush’s critics and Jordana thought it was pro-communist propaganda. Politics is like air, even when you aren’t thinking about what you’re breathing, you’re still breathing.