Artists make, well, art. Some create music. Others produce or act in films. Some dance, some paint, some write books or screenplays, some design clothes. The list goes on.
It would be hard to explain the sharp spike this past Monday in the stock price of a Japanese company that makes a pain-relieving medication without an additional bit of information.
Global pop icon Ariana Grande is used to having camera flashes exploding all around her, especially during musical performances.
There is a definite and somewhat unsettling theme/tenor apparent in a recent New York Times article relevant to the selective universe of American songwriters.