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Tupperwolf: Wealth, risk, and stuff -
Via Anne Galloway on Twitter, I just saw Living With Less. A Lot Less, an opinion piece in the New York Times.
I run into some version of this essay by some moneybags twig-bishop about once a year, and it bugs me every time.
Here’s the thing. Wealth is not a number of dollars. It is not a…
I GUESS I SHOULDN’T MAKE SUCH A BIG DEAL ABOUT TURNING THIRTY.
AFTER ALL, WHEN MITT ROMNEY WAS THIRTY THE MORMON FAITH DIDN’T ALLOW BLACK PEOPLE TO BECOME PRIESTS OR ENTER THE SACRED TEMPLE BECAUSE NEGRO SKIN WAS THE MARK OF CAIN AND ALL BLACK PEOPLE WERE CURSED BY GOD, AND HE WAS STILL YOUNG AND SILLY ENOUGH TO THINK THAT KIND OF BLATANT NONSENSICAL RACIST BULLSHIT WAS TOTALLY OKAY.
IT’S PROBABLY ONLY IN YOUR FORTIES THAT YOU START TO USE YOUR BRAIN AND STUFF. I STILL HAVE TIME.
Steal Like A Writer, a talk by Austin Kleon
No matter what your discipline, it’s hard to get any good work done without clear, straightforward communication. Simply put, being a good writer makes you better at your job. Using a few school supplies, a little visual thinking, and a whole lot of creative theft, this talk will help get you started on the way towards becoming a wordsmith.
Video of the talk →
I was there! Great talk.
The blood spattered walls told a short story of fury. The quiet, smiling children sitting in clean, straight backed chairs in the middle of that room told a much longer and more disquieting tale than the walls. The man who found them like that sat down and understood the universe. The men who found him went mad. The women who were their wives and daughters and mothers sang songs and wove the memory of their lives into quilts and blankets and beat their suffering into powders and breads and ales.
I wonder what the other side of this card looks like?
Back To The Future Actor’s Frequently Asked Questions Business Card