23 minutes | Jun 8, 2021

406: Killer Art, Or How to Love Thriller While Still Hating Michael Jackson

What happens to the art when an artist becomes a criminal? Can we still enjoy a good song written by a maniac? Or does that make us enablers? Covered Topics: Michael Jackson, John Landis, Thriller, David Foster Wallace, Roland Barthes, Death of the Author, Hitler, John Wayne Gacy Further Reading: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/nov/21/michael-jackson-thriller-changed-music-videos https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/10/11/17933686/me-too-separating-artist-art-johnny-depp-woody-allen-michael-jackson-louis-ck https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/05/the-world-still-spins-around-male-genius/559925/ https://www.grunge.com/115638/respected-writers-actually-terrible-people/ https://www.grunge.com/115638/respected-writers-actually-terrible-people/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeF6O6E9RQ8 https://observer.com/2018/10/serial-killer-art-lucrative-charles-manson-richard-ramirez/ https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2009/apr/29/hitler-painting-art https://www.dailyartmagazine.com/art-hitler/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/philosophyofcrime/support
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