The word itself is a beautiful thing. It comes from Latin — amo, amas, amat —...– Jack Hitt on amateurs (via tomorrowmag)
When I find out I have to play savage
The existential questions that your generation gets to answer are these: Why do...– David Lowery’s response to NPR All Things Considered’s Emily White over at The Trichordist - an excellent, intellectual, and moral open letter. (via theparisreview)
Can 'Notes From Underground' Still Kick Our Asses?... →
Some article I stumbled upon about a book I really like. Article’s not that bad, although I find the premise somewhat ridiculous… of course it’s still relevant and modern. It’s a goddamn masterpiece.
TOMORROW: GOOD’s editorial team, minus our... →
tomorrowmag: GOOD’s editorial team, minus our far-flung editor Nona Willis Aronowitz and our education editor Liz Dwyer, moments after finding out many of us would be fired in the morning “What is best in life?” This is our colleague Cord Jefferson’s refrain. This brilliant little rhetorical question…
What I learned today #1
I am really awful at email listservs. Like REALLY awful. Thinking about giving them up for good.
Writers in Bathing Suits →
credit to The Paris Review blog for turning me on to this. (pun not intended)