Sam Pink, Sean Thor Conroe, and Institutional Rot – Scott Litts

The controversy around Sean Thor Conroe and Sam Pink raises interesting questions about authenticity, and how the comparatively well-off have a tendency (which is maybe a particularly American tendency) to grasp at low-culture and reject their relative status.

It’s often the case that American high-culture produces dissatisfaction with itself, and in the occasional case of someone like Sean Thor Conroe,