A part of me was amazed at how easy it was to see all the things I was never supposed to see.
So I went to my first drag event a couple of nights ago with some friends. It was interesting, to say the least.
If you were in a room with all of the people you once loved, and you were told to choose, whose arms would you end up in?
We expect that things will be easier than they actually are. We expect that life will work itself out. We expect that we will make the best of everything and will be strong through tough times. But sometimes, you need to break down in order for things to build back up.
This duality cop thing was never a problem for him. He had plenty of “iffy” opportunities, but he did not succumb to temptation.
As publishing and its authors struggle to reach the right readers under a mountain of digitally triggered content, a young company in Boston — Trajectory — may be powering up the algorithms of true book “discoverability.”
Wherever the imaginary Marco Polo of Christopher Cerrone’s (and Italo Calvino’s) ‘Invisible Cities’ may have traveled, in this Music for Writers entry, you’ll find the most valuable map to your own creativity by listening — in the dark.
Do you know what that’s like? To regularly experience the sentiment of what if this is the moment I legitimately die?
We all have crosses to bear, don’t we?
Franzen misses a gigantic point of what much of social media is about, and how it continues to evolve. It’s not just about yakking at each other or tooting horns of self-importance.