Leonard: “Well, look, you have to be very charitable to reviewers.”

Recollections from Leonard Cohen's pre-2008 tours, YouTube clips
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Leonard: “Well, look, you have to be very charitable to reviewers.”

Postby Hartmut » Wed May 15, 2019 1:25 am

I don't agree, but it's funny nonetheless.

Leonard Cohen:
“Well, look, you have to be very charitable to reviewers. They're very unhappy people who have generally failed in an art form they would have liked to excel in. [...] You have to be extremely gentle and tender and pedagogical with reviewers. It doesn't do at all to be nasty at them, to … to fire off obscene telegrams as I occasionally do to them. I regret all these things because we really have to coddle them along and educate them.”

https://youtu.be/3YpgBaIW1rc?t=425
(starting at 7:05)

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