In honor of Anais Nin’s birthday, I am sharing my favorite journal entry of hers, which tackles that difficult-to-describe misery of the creative mind when it feels it has failed to fulfill its self-imposed quota of creation…a setback I often wrestle with.
“Case of You” by Joni Mitchell is the ultimate love song in my opinion–seems appropriate with Valentine’s Day headed our way.
When English teacher David McCullough, Jr. told a graduating high school class they they weren’t special, his speech went viral. I stumbled upon it again and was reminded of its brilliance, so wanted to share in case any of you missed it.
Talking Yohji Yamamoto, and the freedom that comes with not caring 90% of the time about your clothes, saving your energy for worthier pursuits (like reading to the point of exhaustion).
I love this new music video from Jared Leto’s band, which is sprinkled with candid interviews with some of Hollywood’s most interesting characters (Kanye, Lindsay, an apparently famous porn star, Ashley Olsen, etc.), not for the song–which is pretty awful–but for what it reveals about America.
Say what you will about the internet, but sometimes, when it’s 2:33 AM and you can’t sleep, and all of your thoughts are a tangled, contradictory mess…you stumble upon a stranger’s writing and it THRILLS you.
In which I discover what I believe to be the crown jewel of dating advice on the world’s widest web.
In the latest installment of Art-See, I’m talking to the Los Angeles-based design duo behind pop-tinged collaborations with brands like The Standard Hotel, Kapok, and BCBG.
Every publication–be it tangible or floating around on the web–inundates us at this time of year with end-of-year round-ups, lists, and reflections, some more nutritious than others. Here are some of my favorites.