right vs. pragmatic: the problem with fighting... →
marco arment discusses media piracy and why publishers are fighting it the wrong way. fantastic little read.
stream delta spirit's new album at...
deltaspiritofficial: Rolling Stone is streaming Delta Spirit’s forthcoming selt-titled album in full. Go here to listen to the entire album well before it’s release date of March 13th. Check out Delta Spirit tour dates and download new single “California” here. been listening to the stream all morning. great album.
historical analysis: adele makes billboard history... →
my favorite quote of the week about this went something along the lines of “how on earth did they find that many more people who don’t already own this album?” (i would attribute it but i don’t remember where i read it.)
das vorspiel: prelude; overture; prologue; preliminary match; foreplay;...– collins german unabridged dictionary (seventh edition, 2007) opening quote from erik larson, in the garden of beasts i have been waiting SO long to read this book. one of my favorite authors.
i know it’s hard but you’ve gotta deal with it why don’t you look around show...– sleigh bells, “comeback kid” (songwriters: miller/krauss)
The Anorexic Startup: A Tale of Sex, Drugs, and... →
Fabulous read. freeindie: FreeIndie’s first short story is now available on a Kindle. It’s a really quick read, so if you want to support us, please check it out and spread the word. - Mike
David McCullough's Paris Review interview →
austinkleon: I’ve never read any of David McCullough’s books (something I’ll change soon) but I’ve read this interview twice now, and it’s just great, especially because McCullough mentions that it was a Paris Review interview with Thornton Wilder that changed his own writing life: I can’t tell you what a difference it made for me. When asked why he wrote books and plays, he said, “I think I...
Words offered themselves and I jumped at them… I wanted to tell people, to tell...– William Carlos Williams, Autobiography (via)
the soundtrack to "the soundtrack of eight weeks"
i wrote a story this weekend out of a fit of about 16 or so hours of needing to CREATE something. it’s a true story and i’m really satisfied with the result of my fit of creativity. but the story itself is probably not particularly interesting to anyone except me and one other person. the important thing is that i actually set this story, called “the soundtrack of eight weeks,” to an also true...
when she was just a girl she expected the world but it flew away from her...– coldplay, “paradise” (songwriters: berryman/buckland/champion/martin)
I tell them, “I write this shit for you!” But a lot of writers won’t admit to...– Sherman Alexie in conversation with Neko Case (via austinkleon)