Non-writing related, however if H.R. 3261 does pass, it will most certainly effect the way you consume your media, books included.
While the Stop Online Piracy Act sounds like it might be a good thing, it really isn’t. It puts the ability to censor websites and their content in the hands of major corporations and the enforcement of such in the hands of third-party ISP’s, completely foregoing legal due-process for any who might be targeted. [...]
why the need to ruminate on every compartmentalized experience your imagination says you’ve gone through?
it’s one thing to be contemplative, another to worship your own narrow uniqueness, to let it dictate how you should be, and also how others should must accept you.
that’s a fucking deep-assed ditch you’ve dug there and now that you [...]
This just ended up going viral over the weekend.
San Francisco writer, Joe Quirk, author of “Ultimate Rush,” an amped up delve into bike messenger culture as it happens on the streets of SF, recently found out a movie based almost entirely on his book was about to hit theaters — without his permission or [...]
I’m so very fucking glad to hear how you know better than the experts with all their “education” (what do they got to be so smart about?) and “experience” (you’ve been alive all these years, too) out there in the world “observing” and “studying” “scientific fact”
Your gut can tell you just as well as some [...]
Actually, it’s just an unproofed copy from FSG of Denis Johnson’s “Train Dreams.” Not quite as good, but just as surprising as I didn’t realize he was working on anything at the moment. Thought he was too busy homeschooling his kids and writing plays for Campo Santo. [...]