Vindicating Myself As An Underappreciated Trendsetter
Roy Edroso hips me to the fact that Fox might dust off some of Peter Bagge’s old work and put it on Fox as a TV show.
It isn’t going to be Hate, I’m sad to say, but it looks like The whole Bradley family will be getting the treatment. I can’t tell you how many times I saw poor me in the Buddy Bradley strips, with all of his zits and his booze and his music, and wondering if anyone cares about anything at all. Sad time in my life, the 20s.
I have to ask myself…would I watch it? Would it tank? I guess I would watch it, at least record it, maybe buy it when it hits the supermarket. Art, like wine, has to either chill or be left open to breathe, and I tend to treat every piece of art this way. When the public breathes its nasty germs on it, is that good for the work? Typically, never. Art must repel and be repulsive these days, with a few exceptions like Kate MacDowell whose work compels interest.
I gotta go for now, but good luck, Pete!
Posted on March 4, 2011, in postaday2011 and tagged Blogroll, Family Kills, Good Art Still Exists, History Makes Me Sad, I Hate You, Mental Illness, postaday2011, Shitty People. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.