Here’s something I’ve always wondered about when it came to creative people using their own lives as inspiration for their work: how the hell do they get away with it? Every time I hear a comedian joke in great detail
Matt: On the Identity of “Artist” and the Force That Drives Him Forward
I don’t consider myself an artist. I would have to have created something of genuine value first—something beyond the few shows and stories of which I’ve dabbled. I am also skeptical that “artist” is a title that will ever fit.