Suffering for one’s art

I don’t know who created the Google cheeseburger emoji but I do know how he or she feels. Surely you’ve heard about it. It was on all the news programs. CNN even turned away from Trump’s tweets for a minute. Kevin Spacey sent the graphic artist a bagel basket. The big news? The cheese on the cheeseburger was (gasp) under, yes under, the beef patty not on top of it. I know. I didn’t sleep that night either. But unlike all those holier-than-thou burger purest anchoring the news or taking to the internet to show their disgust, I was sympathetic.… Continue Reading