20 : 54
Thoughts on being an artist, the ways imperfection embodies beauty, algorithm slavery, the value of writing partners, and more.
18 : 54
Rick Rubin with Johnny Cash. François Truffaut with Alfred Hitchcock. Quentin Travolta with John Travolta. An examination of the artistic version of paying respect to your elders.
14 : 14
"You get into comedy to make people laugh. Yet online, a successful joke is one that makes people fight."
14 : 24
On the economy, kitchen appliances, The Bear, hero pvssy, Change.org petitions, sex workers, and lots more.
22 : 44
You can steal something or not steal it; but don't steal it and then walk around announcing that you stole it like that somehow makes it all better.
19 : 4
On therapy, online dating, wabi sabi, abortion, George Carlin, art, psychedelics, and more.
15 : 24
Get a respite from all the enthusiasm and “inspiration” that dominates the 'Gram. Viva crustiness!
20 : 34
Inside: Quick quips, a rant about Elon, a photo essay/deep dive on the largest mass grave in America (also my neighborhood park), and interesting quotes on entrepreneurship, strangers, and Buddhism.
2 : 19
The mistakes are the interesting parts.
21 : 34
People are desperately craving something you can give them for free.
17 : 34
Part 2: Challenge everything. Reinvent yourself. Look closely at language. Pay attention to rhythm. Embrace aging. And more!
15 : 44
In the words of Carlin, Bill Burr, Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Maher, Roseanne Barr, etc.
17 : 34
1 in 3 American women will have terminated a pregnancy by age 45. My mom wanted me to know she was one of them. On secrets, shame, and abortion.
20 : 14
Subscribers. Followers. Views. Valuations. Am I really supposed to believe any of 'em?
23 : 4
It doesn't have to be all microdosing, mental health, and big business. There's also room for a little bit of wild.
17 : 44
On Twitter's Muskover, Netflix running ads, CNN-, and how nothing makes sense anymore. Also: Dems love losing, Christopher Hitchens, hippies vs. rednecks, Funny How launches, wokefishing, and more.
15 : 44
I've got Covid, my building's under construction, and I may be losing it. Also, vegan cacio e pepe, the RTO conundrum, passive income, the orangutan effect, and the reverse golden rule.
18 : 34
A look back at the two biggest influences on my life. Also: Tiny Putin, more on "the slap," Kurt Cobain, Morgan Housel, the history of magic, and more.
16 : 24
The "slap in the face" Oscars was the perfect collision of narcissism, ego, victimhood, and fame.
18 : 44
We're not playing the game, the game is playing us. Also: Vampire capitalists, St. Patrick's Day in New England, suspense vs. surprise, and more.