“‘One of the most important reasons to write, to make art, to make music, to be an artist of any sort, is to connect. To show others, ‘I too have felt this way, share it with me.’ If you try and connect with anyone in a way that is not earnest, it isn’t a connection. It’s a con. It’s a mask.’”
Our very own managing editor, Isaac Fitzgerald, offers some eloquent perspective on honesty, the internet and art in this KQED article about forging real life connections versus promoting our internet personas.