On Memes

I think I finally figured out why I don’t like #Memes.

The pictures are funnier without the words and the puns are better without the pictures. The sum turns out to be less than the total of its parts…

Vonnegut, on Art

“I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people appreciate being alive at least a little bit.

“I am then asked if I know of any artists who pulled that off.

“I reply, ‘The Beatles did’.”