Daily Archives: March 8, 2013

Authentic for Real?

Why are we so obsessed with the pursuit of authenticity?

Take your pick: indie café or Beyoncé’s lip-syncing? We’ve become obsessed with authenticity and differences between echt and ersatz — but why bother doing anything for real if no one believes that you did?

Very interesting New Statesman piece reflecting on the concept of authenticity now and in the past.

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