Wanda Waterman “There’s a lot to be said for making people laugh. Did you know that’s all some people have? It isn’t much, but it’s better than nothing in this cockeyed caravan.” ~John L. Sullivan in Sullivan’s Travels “O Brother, … Continue reading Why Did Sullivan Travel?
Wanda Waterman Fully immersing ourselves in a creative project activates a different part of our brain. We lose track of time and our surroundings. Minutes blend into hours, and there are no thoughts apart from what’s happening in the present. … Continue reading Why Mindfulness in Art?
Wanda Waterman Only art penetrates what pride, passion, intelligence, and habit erect on all sides – the seeming realities of this world. There is another reality, the genuine one, which we lose sight of. This other reality is always sending … Continue reading The Monthly Mindful Arts Consumption Report
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is comprised of a series of six separate anecdotes, unrelated except for a common thread: the contest with our mortality and what it reveals about us. Continue reading A Wild West Reimagined for Postmodern Prospectors
“It falls to artists— poets, composers, filmmakers, etc.— to interpret the unimaginable through the use of the imagination, and at times this is a heavy load to carry.” Continue reading Son of Saul: Amid the Destruction of Life’s Sanctity . . .