Ken Burns via Camille Paglia

She may be hard to take but her take on Ken Burns is priceless. Emphasis added:

But I was still amazed at all those servile TV reviewers who raved about the recent four-hour Ken Burns PBS documentary about Andy Warhol. What a tedious, pretentious program -- with its funereal music and preening, jargon-spouting talking heads. Shows like that do incalculable damage to the reputation of the fine arts in the U.S.

Just as Civil War research, writing, and publishing were set back several years by his lowest-common-historiagraphy ACW series...