Creativity, Conspiracy, and Motivation

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) In my previous blog post, I noted conspiracy theorists easily fit into my model of Creative Types. Because various presentations and forms of conspiracy thought fit … Continue reading

Creative Paths And Conspiracy

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) Last post, I stated that conspiracy theories are creative acts, even if they have malicious or pathological motivation. It’s essential to realize this because seeing them … Continue reading

Politics and Art: Power Gently Resting In The Palm Of Your Hand

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) Let’s get this out of the way: Politics definitely belongs in art. People are inevitably political; we form alliances and tribes, we try to figure out … Continue reading

Making Friends As An Adult

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) I saw this fascinating Tweet thread when @itsashleyoh asked how people make friends as adult. This is something that’s often troubled me after college, and is … Continue reading

Civic Diary: The Lack Of Planning

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) I’ve been thinking about why politics sucks.  When the world is burning up, and people blame Millennials for problems the previous generations created, and we put … Continue reading