The Lawyers in the Alex Jones Trial Nearly Came to Blows 

One of the more taxing elements of life in America in 2022 is that everything feels like a performance. Politicians perform for the approval of the base, saying things we know they don’t believe in their hearts. Brands perform as if they possess the cultural values of the customers they seek, celebrities perform a kind of relatability to their fans, and everyone under the age of fifty seems to perform an online persona that may only vaguely resemble who they really are. All of American life feels like kabuki theater, and our shared inability to trust in the authenticity of anyone we see carries a heavy psychic toll. With that in mind, what occurred in an Austin courtroom last Wednesday was, weirdly, kind of refreshing. The…

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