Is ‘The Curse’ Nathan Fielder’s Penance?

The following story is co-published with Freddie deBoer’s Substack. I’m perpetually torn about the concept of “not for me,” the response to a given piece of art that suggests that there’s nothing necessarily deficient with it but rather that I myself don’t connect with it and that’s fine. On the one hand, I have experienced exactly that feeling so many times in life that I can’t doubt the utility of the, Read More