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RT @MA_McCormack: Another wonderful short post from @austinkleon: "thinking about the cosmos in the most mundane, domestic, earliest moment…
RT @jessicaivins: This article by @austinkleon reminds me that in today’s overstimulating world of social media, a diary gives me a private…
RT @tedgioia: Reconsidering the harp (from the @newyorker). dld.bz/heWhQ
RT @alexrossmusic: "...69 (CD 5, No. 3), 71 (CD 5, No. 5), 34 (CD 3, No. 3), 76 (CD 5, No. 10), 48 (CD 4, No. 2), 16 (CD 2, No. 5), 11 (CD…
RT @PrimeVideo: Not gonna lie, we play "Afternoon Spray" from S1 on the regular. 🎶 #Patriot 🎶bit.ly/2ROGPZv twitter.com/BastardMachine…
RT @john_overholt: Turns out jigsaw puzzle makers just use the same die to cut apart different puzzles, so you can mix and match. https://t…
George Saunders describing a course he's teaching called “One City, Ten Years” Which city would you pick and when? l.e.randomhousebooks.com/rts/go2.aspx?h… https://t.co/XKDqG7jjgB
I finally made my way through the @nyrbclassics' abridged edition of Thoreau's journal. He's been a constant companion this last year, brought me much comfort. twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
RT @austinkleon: Robert Louis Stevenson on learning outside of the school walls amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS… https://t.co/JCokhxnzDA
RT @austinkleon: “Many make a large fortune, who remain underbred and pathetically stupid to the last.” —Robert Louis Stevenson https://t.c…
RT @nyrbclassics: In honor of the most recent @BacklistedPod, here is Tove Jansson drawing a Moomin, never putting down her cigarette for a…
“Rain all day.” —Thoreau, Nov. 13, 1853
“We like to record the way some families like to play catch or go to the movies. It’s just kinda something we do.” aquariumdrunkard.com/2018/11/13/the…
Here's an interesting essay about comics and commerce by @LukeEpplin, lareviewofbooks.org/article/sellin…
Good thread about Peanuts and Veteran's Day! twitter.com/lukeepplin/sta…
RT @austinkleon: Hey friends! I have this ancient thing called a blog. I post there every day. No ads, no algorithm, no Nazis. Just writing…
“The fact that people can sidestep so much loneliness by finding so many like-minded people at their fingertips would be heartwarming if it wasn’t so fucking devastatingly terrible for the world.” —⁦@JeffTweedy⁩ pitchfork.com/features/5-10-…
A little thread from a while back about getting started with Saul Steinberg (THE LABYRINTH is a terrific starting point IMO) twitter.com/austinkleon/st…
Holy moly @nyrbclassics just reissued one of my very favorite Saul Steinberg books nyrb.com/products/the-l… https://t.co/jDcD1x62m3
Started watching this and so far really digging it twitter.com/claytoncubitt/…
Me at Costco after eating a $1.50 hot dog meal https://t.co/cGkoLgC7xA
Living with a six-year-old Scorpio is just one constant troll
RT @MJFinesseLover: The time Diana Ross and Michael Jackson got LIT onstage during her performance of "Upside Down" in 1980. Iconic as fuck…
If you are interested in coffee, my brother-in-law @feranch is visiting one of the farms he buys from in Guatemala — his Instagram stories are great: instagram.com/christopherfer… https://t.co/W7eBtqEzhc
RT @dinosaurrparty: This makes me want to cry, because it's true. I didn't realize art school was for rich kids until I got there, & then o…
“Poetry is a way of living.... a human activity like baking bread or playing basketball.” —Robert Hass
RT @mattthomas: So never mind the darkness We still can find a way ’Cause nothin’ lasts forever Even cold November rain —Guns N’ Roses, “N…
RT @austinkleon: I feel that my children do not fully appreciate my bathtime renditions of Guns N' Roses’ “November Rain” https://t.co/KZuJ…
Watching PHANTOM THREAD for the fourth time this year https://t.co/ZXuDa9vI2I
My six-year-old is writing a song with the chorus, “I love you all quadrillion percent / except the president!” and I couldn't be prouder
“Two taquitos for 45 cents is much cheaper and vastly more reliable than smack.” For some LA love, I highly recommend Eve Babitz's “The Landmark,” about eating taquitos, collected in EVE'S HOLLYWOOD amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS… https://t.co/n0Ve8WVjQ6
RT @austinkleon: Happy weekend, y'all. Here's this week's newsletter for your reading pleasure: mailchi.mp/austinkleon/li… https://t.co/YEeVjh…
Some of the greatest Sunday morning listening ever twitter.com/dada_drummer/s…
RT @lamazone: Find or create your Bliss Station buff.ly/2SYRCBx [by @austinkleon] https://t.co/Hp2gfvYn9t
RT @RebZam: My Sunday morning ritual: Open @austinkleon’s newsletter, bask in the joy of his words, set really good creative intentions for…
This new bookstore in Atlanta sounds amazing. (Thx @mlarson) instagram.com/forkeepsbooks/ twitter.com/jduffyrice/sta…
RT @michaelbierut: The latest episode of @99piorg reveals the long-submerged connection between professional golf and late 70s technopunk,…
RT @deyoungmuseum: This weekend we're offering free general admission. For those directly affected by the fires, or for those seeking to…
One of The Simpsons writers used to sit in a diner and chain-smoke. When California banned smoking, he just bought his favorite booth and installed it in his home (h/t @KarenVJuliette) dailydot.com/upstream/simps… https://t.co/mvbL9azoCr
RT @parisreview: By the early nineties, Leonard Cohen had entire storage lockers devoted to holding his notebooks. A selection of pages: ht…
RT @jerrysaltz: Andy Warhol: One of the Most Insurrectionary Artists who Ever Lived: He Changed the way the World Looks - and the Way we Lo…
My goofy hotel room has this little booth in it and it turns out to be perfect to write in and think I might try to recreate it in my next studio https://t.co/2c7arqwi3o
Happy weekend, y'all. Here's this week's newsletter for your reading pleasure: mailchi.mp/austinkleon/li… https://t.co/YEeVjhDsjy
RT @perpetua: We have hit the point in the year when I always start listening to lots of Studio One reggae/ska/rocksteady/dub etc! Please j…
RT @mikevardy: I absolutely love this piece by @austinkleon: “We are verbs, not nouns” buff.ly/2zCwWGI https://t.co/ogejggh447
These photos break my heart. I was just driving out to Malibu on the PCH last weekend. One of the most beautiful places in the world. twitter.com/SpinDr/status/…
“All the kids want somethin’ to do!” —The Ramones, “Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue” twitter.com/SkrticX/status…
The @artinstitutechi has put 50,000 free images online kottke.org/18/11/the-art-… https://t.co/LrOjS3GX9i
“We are not nouns, we are verbs. I am not a thing – an actor, a writer – I am a person who does things – I write, I act – and I never know what I am going to do next. I think you can be imprisoned if you think of yourself as a noun.” —@stephenfry austinkleon.com/2018/11/09/we-… https://t.co/iZzeqtpRwO
RT @NYMag: An appreciation of Andy Warhol, ahead of the Whitney’s can’t-miss new retrospective. @jerrysaltz writes nym.ag/2DuaqnL
RT @MK_writes: As someone who's been doubting myself and questioning if I should even call myself a writer lately, I love this. I don't nee…
RT @aldaily: When Donald Hall turned 80, he’d stopped writing poetry. He'd lost 60 pounds. He was ill and depressed. Then he rediscovered p…
RT @austinkleon: “You run into an asshole in the morning, you ran into an asshole. You run into assholes all day, you're the asshole.” —Ray…
RT @austinkleon: “Real wealth is never having to spend time with assholes.” —John Waters
RT @dansinker: Full Mueller burn on the altar tonight. https://t.co/xFwYvBTHW7
RT @shamblanderson: Appreciation thread for IMPOSSIBLE OWLS by @brianphillips. Cannot praise it highly enough. Personal / reported / litera…
On movie credits: 1) @remixeverything in praise of watching movies to the very end: youtube.com/watch?v=J1UNnt… 2) @jezburrows’ new art book of unlikely, unfortunate, or unintelligible casting credits from almost a century of cinema history kickstarter.com/projects/jezbu…
Wow: my pal @wendymac is bringing her MEANWHILE series to the @nytimes! Go Wendy! nytimes.com/2018/11/08/bus… https://t.co/IfpPgCA60U
RT @AnnaDubenko: I think I’ve read the perfect advice column, with the perfect kicker. nytimes.com/2018/11/08/bus… https://t.co/rAD3kslt1v
New on the blog: Everything is connected, but the connections only matter if you make them. (From an adventure in the @coritaartcenter) austinkleon.com/2018/11/08/a-n… https://t.co/rv2w75xQa4
RT @toddhenry: Paper monuments to human effort austinkleon.com/2018/09/14/pap…
RT @bowiesongs: happy 75th birthday, Joni Mitchell! an all-timer: her "Coyote" performance from the Last Waltz: youtube.com/watch?v=f7MbmX…
Good Warhol addition to our fart zine https://t.co/DFYSb25aHp
"It’s so hard to lose and yet we’ve all got to keep going.” —@BetoORourke #keepgoing howtokeepgoing.net
Now making him a copy of our CD of E-MO-TION for his boombox with the Song Exploder episode tacked onto the end :-D
Played the @carlyraejepsen episode of @SongExploder for the 6-year-old. (He’s a new fan.) Such a terrific little 15-minute education: turning life into art, the importance of collaboration, remixing emotions, turning mistakes into ingredients, etc. songexploder.net/carly-rae-jeps…
A great way of thinking about making art: The materials will tell you what they want to be. (Thx to @burstofbeaden) austinkleon.com/2018/11/07/the… https://t.co/akDosICEaR
Amazing numbers from @atrubek's Notes from a Small Press: @belt_publishing sells 10x more books through their distributor than their online store, but they get 100% of the proceeds from the online store, so the $$$ is about the same. tinyletter.com/annetrubek
“Every piece of art I’ve ever made was because I saw bad and could do better, or saw great and needed to catch up.” —@johntunger austinkleon.com/2015/11/12/pro… twitter.com/thomasjbevan1/…
Haha thanks but I disagree “Creative work is very hard, and some sort of self-deception is necessary simply in order to begin.” —Sidney Lumet, MAKING MOVIES twitter.com/ryanstephens/s…
RT @year_progress: ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░ 85%
RT @ArtoftheTitle: They don't make 'em like this anymore. Watch Iginio Lardani's titles for THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966) https://t…
(I've watched PHANTOM THREAD three times now and each time it gets weirder and I love it more) https://t.co/iDE7L7dVWP
The road goes on forever and the fart jokes never end twitter.com/janesomers/sta…
When I am trying to read the Sunday times and my 5-year-old is misbehaving I suggest photos from the Book Review for our Fart zine https://t.co/Jdejzy5cxX
 
 
 
 
 
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