The Metaphorical Twinkie (via CNJamesWriter)

A must read about American cultural attitudes and the arts.

Our cultural attitudes toward the arts are reflected in our food. Behold the Twinkie. This yellow sponge cake thing has no nutritional value, is rumored to last forever, and is nothing more than an over processed eatable “thing.” It’s not food; it’s an imitation. Our lives could be so much richer, and our understanding of each other could be so much more nuanced and complex if, as a nation, the arts were given equal billing to that of the suppose … Read More

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About Amy Joy

Founder of the Indie Writer's Network, Amy Joy is the author of serious and silly books for adults and kids including 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Quarterfinalist THE ACADEMIE (YA dystopian romance).

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