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It's just a cash register, and its only incentives are money and winning, and attention is in the service of both of those. So whoever can grab attention, regardless of their morality, and if they can win they will be given the power. That is very much a kind of capitalist, American capitalist ethos. The pursuit of money and fame is sort of our theology in the United States. So I do think it is particularly American. And I think Trump is a particularly American despot. You see a different arrangement in other cultures. Look, the guy is a casino capitalist. He's a Ponzi scheme spinner. He's not an aggrieved ex-soldier like Hitler, or a guy like Mussolini or Stalin.
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He just doesn't have… It would have to be… You're forcing me to imagine that he would take anything other than his own ego and stature seriously, and there's nothing in his character to indicate that he would do that. He has to literally imitate emotions. He has to have somebody write down when he's meeting with people whose friends and family have just gotten shot and killed. He has to have somebody write down for him to listen and express concern. Art is predicated on the idea that you could tune in and feel a deep sense of sorrow and a real rousing of emotion around people who don't even exist. I just don't think he's capable of doing that with people who do exist.
So I want to say I would give him this, that, or the other, but the reality is it's so far beyond my capacity to imagine him engaging with any kind of art because that requires a soul. I do think there's a soul somewhere in there, but it's been strangled. There's a parallel question then of how are we to watch the second half, so to speak, of Trump's presidency? What's next for you—are you going to sit on this topic of politics for a while? Might there be more politics books? Or did you say what you needed to say and are tapped out on it now? Well I don't think I'm tapped out in the sense of who knows what's going to happen. This has the potential to be a redemptive thing, a positive thing.
People are taking democracy more seriously. As we're talking, it's the day after [March for Our Lives] protests all across the country,people on the mall in DC. And the Women's March was another moment like that. There have been other instances where people are genuinely taking to the streets, and they are trying to be subjects of history rather than objects of history. That's something that's not just exciting to see but it creates the possibility that the pendulum will start to swing in a kinder, more compassionate, more sensible way or direction. But for me, I've said I did my best with my limited powers and my limited amount of time to try to tell some of the stories that I think led us to this.
And within those stories there are correctives and ideals. To sort of take it around to your first question, I don't think you can fully change history until you reckon with history.
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I don't think we've done that, and I certainly don't think my book is going to complete that process. I don't think we have entirely done that yet. I don't think the magnitude of what's happened is apparent to us, and I think as we start to get a grip on that, I hope that the central byproduct will be that people will become politically engaged and will change the course. I don't want to watch the second half of Trump's presidency. I want to be a political actor in my own life changing the course of the country's history. Trump has sucked up all the oxygen, and he's a vacuum. There's a black hole of meaningless and self-loathing.
But man, those last two weeks, he sounded so fucking good. He sounded like Otis Redding. Picott said that his shows are like that by design, even at a venue, but especially at a house concert. Like that was your night. Dennis and Jennie have a recommended minimum, but when they pass the hat, they find that people often chip in significantly more. House concerts also provide the artist with a fresh and attentive audience. A venue show is going to consist primarily of existing fans or people who are at least aware of the artist, whereas house shows, by their very nature, include friends, neighbors, and co-workers of the hosts, so it is a great opportunity for the artist to get exposure to new eyes and ears.
They can talk to you for a few minutes and see that you are the person that they just saw. Some artists are terrified of them, due to the extreme intimacy and personal access. Picott recalled that the first house concert he headlined, 40 people were packed into a cabin that should have accommodated half that number. He played with the back of his boots pinned against the bricks of the fireplace, with the front row of people so close they could have reached out and strummed his guitar. Just give in to it. Others can be rough. Picott recalled once playing in a really rundown house. We did the show and it was absolutely fantastic.
Sometimes you have to accommodate your own perceptions of things with house concerts. Picott is good about periodically checking in with his hosts to get attendance and revenue projections. That way he has a feel for what the night will entail, artistically and financially. For that reason, Picott is sure to balance venue shows with house concerts.