The insight I offer you is this: there’s no one process, and as soon as I imagine some approach to generating work is foolproof, it becomes suddenly worthless to me, and I have to start all over again. — Rick Moody (via austinkleon)
Awesome Infographic: Six Degrees of Inspiration, Voltaire to Moby on Flavorwire
This looks amazing, although citing Tolstoy as an influence on Jennifer Egan is…interesting?
When I didn’t have friends, I had books. — Oprah Winfrey (via littledallilasbookshelf)
We have been warned…
"Fucking stiffs! You don’t only have to make them, you’ve also got to carry them, as if they were children"
After reading The Mongolian Conspiracy, BH Shepherd wants to move to Mexico.
The afterlives of discarded digital devices are just a tiny — if shiny — piece of the much larger story of global recycling. Minter reports that story so masterfully that by the book’s end, I was convinced that the best vantage point from which to view the forces of globalization might well be atop a pile of trash.
Read the rest of “The Afterlives of Discarded Objects: Adam Minter’s ‘Junkyard Planet’” here.
Plus, check out the author’s upcoming events in Los Angeles and London.
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