David Hershkovits is a lifelong advocate of what he calls “cultural disruption.”
As a journalist, culture critic, co-founder of Paper Magazine, and host of the Light Culture podcast, Hershkovits has had a front-row seat to cultural disruption in America in every phase of his career.
“The street to me has been the major disruptor that sort of took away the [cultural] power from the ‘high art.'” Hershkovits told Weedmaps. “There was this idea of high art [in New York City] which was opera and symphonies and museums with gatekeepers who decide who can come in through the door. The gatekeepers over time lost their edge because street art and streetwear became the big thing.”
Hershkovits observed this pattern of disruption over and over since he was five years old, when his…
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