I'm not a particularly dark individual. I have my moments, it's true, but I do have a sense of humor.
Television and movies have short-circuited reality. I don't think a lot of people are entirely clear on what is real and what is on the screen.
I don't think you can separate a place from its history. I think a place is much more than the bricks and mortar that go into its construction. I think it's more than the accidental topography of the ground it stands on.
There's a widespread cultural barrenness across art and political culture. But there are some pockets of resistance on the extreme margins, like the techno-savvy protest movements, small press, the creator-owned comics, that seem to be getting some signs of hope for the future.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox