March 5, 2021
On this episode, I give a brief overview of the concept of beginner's mind. Are we hindering our goals by attempting to be "too good" at writing? What would an aesthetically pleasing mess look like?
January 20, 2021
Labyrinths, hybrid creatures, and psychic ghost ships. On this episode, Kris and I wrap up our conversation around artistic genius through a discussion of two writers who are very important to us. We finish up with the question: why are so many artistic geniuses not recognized during their lifetimes?
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Venom viper time
Bruegel's The Fall of the Rebel Angels
The 500-Year-Old Butt Song from Hell
Albrecht Dürer's The Monstrous Sow of Landser
The Ashmolean Museum
Statues by Michel Serres
Willem de Kooning
Jorge Luis Borges
William S. Burroughs
Meander, Spiral, Explode by Jane Alison
The Mezzanine by Nicholson Baker
Magic Hours by Tom Bissell
Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Deliverance by James Dickey
Music and mixing by ous/li.