34. READ. LOOK. THINK.
READ: This profound Charlie Kaufman lecture will make you feel better about who you are and how your writing’s going. (Click ‘Transcript’ if you can’t see it immediately.) | Edith Zimmerman on learning to go without make up. | “The entire premise of your healing demands that you do let go of expectation. You must come to understand and accept that your son will always be only the man he actually was.” How should a man grieve his son? | Sheila Heti’s archive of Believer interviews. | Film-making without a script. I loved Like Crazy. | The body remembers the anniversaries of emotional wounds as well as physical ones: I depend on me. | The years shall run like rabbits. What happens when you actually achieve your dream? | By Laura Goodman: Showing off. This reminds me how my friends and I used to practice answering questions in a confident way. “Where do you live?” “Fitzroy?” “No, where do you live?” “FITZROY!”
THINK: London’s precarious brilliance. | Thank God Rachel Maddow is depressed. | How depressed people use the internet. | “The deep infiltration of digital information into our lives has created a fervor around the supposed corresponding loss of logged-off real life.” The IRL Fetish.
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