About whiskey and black people

Fascinating!

The untold history of black bourbon – BBC Travel

https://www.bbc.com/travel/article/20220824-the-untold-history-of-black-bourbon

Reminds me of how women were the beer brewers for thousands of years, until greedy men figured out how to make money from it – and took brewing away from women.

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Are you biased against color in art?

Chromophobia: The greatest conspiracy in ancient art
https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20220810-chromophobia-the-greatest-conspiracy-in-ancient-art

There’s also, I think, the heavy bias in art photography: That only black and white photos are “fine art”.

My favorite visual art in high school has pencil drawing. Sharp lines, smooth, detailed shading, no color.

I also did watercolor. It was color, but with shading and blending.

I tried oilpainting. I think a key skill there is mixing colors – and I was terrible at it.

What sculpture I did was made from items that already had their own colors.

So what about you and color in art?

The ‘illusion of knowledge’ that makes people overconfident – BBC Worklife

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20220812-the-illusion-of-knowledge-that-makes-people-overconfident

Something to think about – at work if you’re still in the office world, in your creative work if you’re an author or artist.

If you’re a writer, how does this apply to your characters when they find themselves in situations where they think they know what to do?