Michael Brandow

Michael Brandow

Michael Brandow is an author and journalist living in New York City. He has written on society and the arts for The New York Times, New York Post, The Village Voice, and The New Criterion. His most r

Confessions of a Hello Kitty Killer: The Pernicious Effects of Cuteness

Confessions of a Hello Kitty Killer: The Pernicious Effects of Cuteness

Call me a sociopath, but I’ve always had a problem with things conspicuously cute. As a child growing up in the sixties and seventies, unlike most of my peers, I couldn’t help but see something creepy, even sinister in those smiley faces supposed to make us smile. The

Michael Brandow
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