Category Archives: Artistic apologies

all the subtext in Kevin Spacey’s apology

Kevin Spacey would like you to know some things! 1. GARSH THIS IS NEWS TO ME THAT I AM HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME EVAIR 2. I FORGET IF IT HAPPENED 3. IF IT HAPPENED IT WAS THREE DECADES AGO … Continue reading

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Can you tell us who made this?

It’s very sweet. Snarly saw it on Pinterest. We can’t read the signature and Googling did not turn up the maker.  

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My name is Mandy Patinkin. You killed your own show. Prepare to die.

Josh Groban left the Broadway show Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 a few weeks ago. (I saw him in it. He was fine. Big voice.) The role of Pierre was taken over by Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan, a … Continue reading

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SorryWatch Does Art

This is a 2007 piece called Forgiveness, by artist Dan Attoe. I don’t know what it means. And it’s art, so your interpretation’s as good as mine.

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sorry BDS was meen to us; we got confused by their bullying

The music festival Rototom Sunsplash apologized today for disinviting the American Jewish singer Matisyahu from performing. The apology was…not so good. 

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Cumberbungle

On January 21st, Benedict Cumberbatch appeared on PBS’s Tavis Smiley show. While talking about diversity, he said, “I think as far as colored actors go it gets really difficult in the UK, and a lot of my friends have had more … Continue reading

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Leave Macklemore alone!

I, Snarly, was among those who cringed at Macklemore’s post-Grammies text to Kendrick Lamar. (I have not asked Sumac what she thought, in part because she was probably doing noble bird rescuing while I was watching TV like a lox.) … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot’s apology (Homophobic reptile, get out of history)

I was shocked and sorry when I read that captured members of Pussy Riot had apologized in court. I was worried for them. Apologies made by captives are as suspect as confessions from prisoners covered with bruises. Then I read … Continue reading

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non-apology doge

I made a doge reference in the first line of the SorryWatching of Chris Christie, because wow. Now writer-producer Jane Ruffino has gone us one better and given the universe an all-purpose non-apology doge. Distribute and attribute! PS. Feel free … Continue reading

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not a sorry girl

Singer Ani DiFranco (or her people) scheduled a four-day “creativity workshop” at a former slave plantation in Louisiana. Many humans found this problematic. DiFranco ultimately cancelled the retreat…but her statement about why is abysmal. We really shouldn’t be tackling it, … Continue reading

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