David Foster Wallace, Brief Interviews With Hideous Men (via autobibliography)
"Drawing Down The Moon" by Margot Adler, but I didn’t like it. I just started "A Witch Alone" by Marian Green and I’ll see how much I like that one.
Raleigh says you’ve been spending 6 hours a day locked in here, watching television and soaking in the tub.
I doubt that.
Listen. It does not seem good, the way she disappears into a time that passes before she sounds. Like a stone down a well. But you think she did not think so. She was part of a rhythm that excludes thinking. And now you have made yourself part of it, too. The rhythm seems blind. Like ants. Like machine.
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, David Foster Wallace (via autobibliography)
this, sufjan, and the home alone soundtracks are gifts from the christmas gods.
A FAX sent to Kurt Cobain from Courtney Love (November 1991)
Fever + this lady
When I’m struggling with my own work, I’m often drawn to biographies of writers. Not only do I learn fun facts about prominent figures — Henry James suffered terribly from constipation, Kafka chewed every bite of food 32 times, Flannery O’Connor cared for a flock of around 40 peacocks, Montaigne never saw his wife with her clothes off, Balzac fortified himself with a paste made of unroasted coffee beans — I’m also reminded that there’s no single path for living a successful creative or personal life.
If you’re struggling with your writing, turn to biographies of famous authors. This is Tom Perrotta’s cure for writer’s block. He said in a New York Times “By the Book” interview. (via millionsmillions)