People who make great art can be utterly and pathetically messed-up. (more)
Not to say that JL was that because he gave in to the dogged persuasions of Mr. Epstein, but a fairly horrific level of dysfunction is pretty much upfront in all but the most sanitized of Lennon bios, including the fact of his long-time heroin addiction. Doesn't matter; he made great art. Likewise Dylan Thomas, likewise...ad infinitem. It's the work that matters.
Posted on Mar 26, 2001, 9:39 PM from IP address 22.214.171.124