April 4, 2004

Boring Man Boring on Boredom

One of the SF Chronicles most stultifying columnists has, as all boring writers do sooner or later, come up with a column on, yes, boredom. As always we find that the concept produces, in the end, only more questions:

Liberating and terrifying, benumbing and enlightening, boredom raises questions about meaning it can't possibly answer. Is experience itself a void, as 20th century artists like Beckett, Cage, Duchamp, Warhol and others often suggest? Or is boredom a failure of our own spirits and imagination?
That paragraph's a classic example of "We report. You sleep."

We'd give you the link but it's too boring.

Posted by Vanderleun at April 4, 2004 3:30 PM | TrackBack
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