Author of STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST and other books. Newsletters are the new Twitter: austinkleon.com/newsletter
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It's the most dad thing ever when Henry Jones, Sr. says, “You left just when you were becoming interesting.”
Watching LAST CRUSADE. Sorta wish I was playing the game! https://t.co/LyjL5xrakT
RT @sarahkendzior: The water tower America needs https://t.co/a95JfrBZi8
The power of paper when showing your work #showyourwork reddit.com/r/politics/com… https://t.co/PKR74u6eG0
Brian Eno on singing as a key to good life. As @WilliamHermes points out, he still sounds great:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @Fandor: 📽#Cannes Throwback to 1979: Francis Ford and Sofia Coppola. Awww... https://t.co/p2YXOwwoF3
Sofia Coppola directing Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst? SOLD twitter.com/szacharek/stat…
This should be the first line of a novel: “He'd lie to you about what time it is, just for the practice.” twitter.com/espiers/status…
By the time my son is 18, Germany hopes to ban the combustion engine google.com/amp/s/www.forb…
If you have never been forced to learn about combustion engines you would not believe how dumb they are https://t.co/25cvnahjGJ
RT @MarkHarrisNYC: Most enthralling apology for anything ever. (h/t @parabasis) https://t.co/daD73GCmpI
Tobias Wolff reads Denis Johnson's "Emergency" newyorker.com/podcast/fictio…
RT @austinkleon: In this week’s newsletter: advice for graduates, Mister Rogers, food and LA, classical music, and more: https://t.co/xwBFR…
Friends with newsletters: highly recommend putting the signup link in your twitter bio or putting it at the very top of your website.
Happy birthday to the love of my life — congrats on turning 29 again, honey!! 😘 https://t.co/oYY0SNKSYv
My newsletter readers are such a rad bunch. I mention I'm looking into something and boom I have a reading list… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Cocteau Twins’ “Cherry-Coloured Funk.” Good grief, what a track! m.youtube.com/watch?v=WybSSa…
“I read a lot of Hemingway, until I found out he doesn't have much of a sense of humor.” —Elmore Leonard twitter.com/JoyceCarolOate…
RT @hutchowen: I get so much from getting @austinkleon’s newsletter every week. Sign up here: austinkleon.com/newsletter
Q: When's your next book coming out? A: About a year after I write it.
When people keep asking when your next book is coming out https://t.co/hGugXpRVRn
RT @glossitis: Brilliant writer, kind, funny, good hearted Denis Johnson has died. The last sentence he wrote to me in April was, "Every br…
RT @RaeEarl: 'Louise' has the best reason for closing her shop I've seen in a long time. https://t.co/99l68ftcBG
RT @PoliticoKevin: I keep coming back to this quote from ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN: "The truth is, these are not very bright guys, and thin…
Whoo hoo! Friday night! Let's watch some #AmericanMastersPBS on @klru, baby! youtu.be/as3lzC66xW0
 
“Before one sleeps with someone, one should be able—if called upon to do so—to make them a proper omelet in t… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
Jacques Pepin drawing a menu by hand #baller https://t.co/uusQ9Muqwt
Denis Johnson said he considered Whitman’s introduction to LEAVES OF GRASS “a sort of personal manifesto”:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
2-year-old kicked off the big weekend by scooping the 4-year-old's turds out of the toilet 💩
RT @lucekel: There's something wonderful about a teacher who insists he knows as little, or less than, you. It makes you feel like maybe yo…
RT @Singlemaltfiend: Twitter would greatly benefit from this little guy popping up on occasion. https://t.co/ARSSfChfP6
RT @mattruby: Poet Billy Collins explains how jealousy is the way to find your voice. (via @austinkleon) austinkleon.com/2015/12/10/how…
The season of four-eyed indignity is upon us #humidity https://t.co/LM4nn5saN1
In this week’s newsletter: advice for graduates, Mister Rogers, food and LA, classical music, and more:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
Happy 50th to @the_kochalka, a huge influence on me. Read AMERICAN ELF: m.comixology.com/American-Elf/b… twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
RT @levistahl: @austinkleon These grad tips by @austinkleon are great—some already important in my life, so I probably should adopt the res…
Oh, PS: despite his best efforts, Denis Johnson’s kids wound up getting college degrees :) yalelitmag.com/denis-johnson-… https://t.co/8TXpk7HP6n
“I’m finding it takes a long time to get loose of school, and it’s time well spent.” —Denis Johnson salon.com/1997/10/01/01s…
Denis Johnson on answering the popular "how will they be socialized?" question asked of homeschool parents:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
In 1997, Denis Johnson wrote a piece about homeschooling his kids: salon.com/1997/10/01/01s…
“If I aim for an ideal, it's been shaped by my admiration for the writing of Conrad, Shakespeare and Bob Dylan.” twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
In 1984, the @nytimes asked a bunch of writers under 40 about their influences. Here’s what Denis Johnson said:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
RT @mattthomas: Denis Johnson: “I’m like a mockingbird, stealing from a bunch of authors at once, which people sometimes mistake for a dist…
RT @mattthomas: At a Q&A with Denis Johnson. He tells us his first piece of writing was a plagiarism of the movie MOBY DICK. Says he’s a pl…
RT @austinkleon: Fun fact: Denis Johnson published JESUS' SON to pay his tax bill: tumblr.austinkleon.com/post/973847481…
For my fellow early birds: this week's newsletter mailchi.mp/austinkleon/we…
RT @parisreview: We’re sad to learn that Denis Johnson passed away yesterday morning. He wrote a perfect short story for us in 1989. https:…
Not content to merely run the country, they decided to ruin it
How I help my kids learn at home: 1. Give them access to books, tools, supplies, etc. 2. Stay out of their way 3. Help only when asked
Head over to @thelancearthur's feed for some fun Star Wars facts twitter.com/thelancearthur…
Listening to the Grateful Dead. Blame @jndevereux. Don’t @ me. open.spotify.com/album/3T9UKU0j… https://t.co/AF76pEFt40
This week’s newsletter drops tomorrow. Subscribe & read old issues here: austinkleon.com/newsletter Last week’s, here: twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
Cleveland, FTW! (Well, Pittsburgh, actually, a city I’m also fond of...) twitter.com/foxjust/status…
Neighbor was power-washing his house and I thought, “I want to do that to my studio. Just blast every surface clean & start over.”
Speaking of parenting manifestos... we have this on our fridge :) twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
This section of Peter Gray's book makes for a good parenting manifesto amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS… https://t.co/0deiBUQSeo
My smart wife pointed out the name of the cereal in the background of this scene #TheAmericans https://t.co/ZUC25kUhDU
Was pointed out to me that the titles would make a Katchadourian-esque book stack https://t.co/2Z7oblrpuo
RT @BroknHeadphones: March, 1967. Aretha Franklin is at Muscle Shoals Studios in Alabama, recording "Respect". Things are going well.
RT @valkilmer: friends said it's official - #TOPGUN2 was announced today. I'm ready Tom- still got my top gun plaque! Still got the moves!…
“I don't want nobody / To give me nothing / Open up the door / I'll get it myself” —James Brown youtube.com/watch?v=lYNJK5…
RT @Seinfeld2000: Pope Your Enthusiasm https://t.co/joAC3sk5oe
RT @igorpianist: maybe the most beautiful 17 bars #Beethoven ever wrote. https://t.co/hjn5VaBOO8
RT @FilmStruck: Some #WednesdayWisdom from Abbas Kiarostami https://t.co/yi1pdMPiW3
“Attitudes are caught, not taught.” —Fred Rogers
The idea that some cloud service will last longer than a paper notebook is laughable to me. Good night.
$2.6 million raised? Reality is indistinguishable from satire. indiegogo.com/projects/the-e…
RT @openculture: A Gallery of Visually Arresting Posters from the May 1968 Paris Uprising bit.ly/2qMMPac https://t.co/ZXD7yDZ8UI
RT @Breznican: I'm surprised by the warm reaction to that Mr. Rogers story. Thank you, all. Here it is, put together in one place: https://…
“‘Taco’ should be a verb, right?” –@thejgold
Thanks everybody who recommended CITY OF GOLD. 15 minutes in and I love it and want to fly back to LA right now https://t.co/nisa49H6aU
Talking to my wife about ALIEN:COVENANT “It sounds like you've thought about it more than the people who made it.” 😂
The sticker, btw, is from the @ACLU and if you give them money they'll send you one twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
The affogato at Clark's is sooo good. 🍨 Also: they gave me this pen to match my notebook. 💯 https://t.co/eew9GVCfxS
What a glorious feeling I'm happy again ☔️ 🌈 https://t.co/lX4NyReJVc
I really liked the parts in ALIEN: COVENANT without humans or aliens
“If reducing your carbon footprint is your number one goal you should move to a city and participate in it” twitter.com/thebookslut/st…
RT @shamblanderson: What most of us truly require is to make habitual what we already know. Jim Shepard, "The World to Come"
I'm going to need a beer to put these flames out 🔥 twitter.com/sunriseon7/sta…
RT @chasejarvis: "Productivity is overrated. Every day make sure you did the thing that gives your life meaning." @austinkleon 🔥 🎧 👉🏼 https…
Listening to the news: explosions. At the movies, to escape the news: trailers for movies with lots of explosions.
“Is it okay if I wear my Jurassic Park shirt to our date lunch?”
“I was looking for a way to make the futility look interesting and give people something to follow.” #showyourwork niemanlab.org/2017/04/david-…
 
 
 
 
 
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