The Folly of Disappearing Art and Culture |
“As cowed artists start to police themselves in anticipation of the mob’s demands, we too need to rescue our cultural heritage lest it be swept down the memory hole.”
The Simpsons episode taken off the air is about how Michael Jackson's voice helped uplift people, even when it was coming from a character who wasn't Jackson -- which isn't a bad analogy for the value of art irrespective of the artists's flaws
“The Simpsons has featured many celebrity guest voices over the years, so it's hard not to wonder if Jackson's episode will be the only one disappeared," writes .