journalist, author, and editor based in New York City, who grew up in Sweden and New York.
Author: Celia Farber
Author of "Serious Adverse Events: An Uncensored History of AIDS."
Have written for: Harper's, Esquire, Rolling Stone, New York Observer, SPIN, Lapham's Quarterly, and more.
Recipient of "Clean Hands Award For Investigative Journalism," Semmelweis Society International, 2008
If Candace Owen is not “evil,” or “right wing,” then what hope is there for the coherence of the media’s hate symphony? Will Kanye now be retro-fitted as evil or right wing? Will “crazy” work? Probably not. Seems like Game Over, to me. Bear in mind, for propaganda to succeed, there must be NO interruptions of message. No hiccups. No deviations. Kanye is doing what a real artist does, which is disrupt established patterns of conformist, consensus “reality.” Nobody should be surprised. There were indications long ago, that he was not hammered into place, had not surrendered his voice. Was in control of his own mind, though it was clearly an epic battle.
His Twitter feed is suddenly America’s Berlin Wall. And we are all heading over, or are there already. Birds too, are flocking there. And some people thought to bring champagne. What is being celebrated?