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Enjoyed this review of two books on walking by @davidulin — especially his taking issue with the “assumption that h… https://t.co/j8oQ6kDY4u♦️WALT WHITMAN ♦️ Born on this day, in 1819 Roberto Benigni: “Do you like Walt Whitman?” Tom Waits: “Walt Whitman?… https://t.co/1sBtOYqx7u
Retweeted by Austin Kleon“But you can’t just copy somebody. If you like someone’s work, the important thing is to be exposed to everything t… https://t.co/dXoluKVofhMy timeline earlier today https://t.co/HyDFXpbmxS🎶 I can’t pay no doctor bills But whitey’s on the moon 🎶 https://t.co/oWpyKU8QT2 https://t.co/z5i2fu27f4
5/31
2020
“For me the initial delight is in the surprise of remembering something I didn’t know I knew.... There is a glad re… https://t.co/lBzMbyVKzt“No surprise for the writer, no surprise for the reader.” —Robert Frost (thx @BCDreyer) @tyler_stanger That’s my research desk 😬 @DevorahHeitner Ask someone under the age of 40 if they have one 😭Nothing like keeping a big ol’ paper dictionary in your office https://t.co/O1RWXARttx https://t.co/Q1yN8AdSul @BCDreyer He has a baller CAT PEOPLE poster, too ❤️Whenever I see a big book on a podium in somebody’s office I immediately want to know what it is! Once upon a time… https://t.co/V2nMzBLCpWI *think* that’s a gigantic dictionary on a stand behind Scorsese in his office? https://t.co/vPgx4K3K3H https://t.co/ddF9CKg0uu“We thought, What if we presented our ideas in a way that could burrow into mainstream music? We wanted to be subve… https://t.co/1z448R1E7zThis is an excerpt from a 1970 documentary portrait of Alice Coltrane by filmmaker St. Clair C. Bourne. The 15-minu… https://t.co/1F33WmXAa2
Retweeted by Austin Kleon @arjunbasu I read everything @shamblanderson publishes“But the power of instruction is seldom of much efficacy except in those happy dispositions where it is almost supe… https://t.co/wGLhiIQZra
5/30
2020
@ArchivingAloud I think he would, too! I love him. And his booksPrinting with leftover peppers 🌶 https://t.co/OQN8Blu996Hello. It’s Friday. (I double-checked.) Here is this week’s newsletter for your perusal, enjoyment, distraction, et… https://t.co/2dRtT5Z4eh
Retweeted by Austin KleonBerger footage: https://t.co/Nm96PwMWCu Penguin footage: https://t.co/oCIjXICZMz https://t.co/Di9LLbqt7fJohn Berger’s WAYS OF SEEING.... with penguins. 🐧🐧🐧 https://t.co/A1iycz9bXJ @mattthomas I want to dub it with a John Berger monologue @mattthomas No, I love that you know me well enough to send it. (Do you read @lauraolin’s newsletter? That’s where I saw them!) @mattthomas Did you see this in the newsletter today or is this coincidence? @TimStodz https://t.co/KwIVPIhBRzHello. It’s Friday. (I double-checked.) Here is this week’s newsletter for your perusal, enjoyment, distraction, et… https://t.co/2dRtT5Z4ehALL POWER TO THE PACK RATS! https://t.co/VDZ8BaiJUj https://t.co/t9RuZLlsXYI wrote about Nelson Molina’s TREASURE IN THE TRASH collection in the “Open Your Cabinet of Curiosities” section o… https://t.co/ijQHqMONNoThe wound has been dressed and the patient is in recovery https://t.co/GtMSTLvZAkDay 79: kettle down https://t.co/mMvDOC16k9Here’s a fun one: When shooting RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, they rehearsed for a big sword fight, but Harrison Ford wa… https://t.co/1kTPgTCg21
5/29
2020
@berincole https://t.co/McVY3pXdF0💡 https://t.co/JmXQRtUGQb https://t.co/PV5bsPieMPFrom MAKING MOVIES! Love that book: https://t.co/Rf4Yn70ewI https://t.co/6rSmThSwSO🚂 🎥 https://t.co/Jk50Ff1Wr6I want a box set of this Penguin “Great Ideas” series https://t.co/KbmtJruwvU https://t.co/92COpTW9KgLove this thread about accidents or constraints on set that led to signature movie scenes. I would read a whole boo… https://t.co/nFpDNHfIbg🎶 I miss your soup and I miss your bread And a letter in your writing doesn't mean you're not dead 🎶 https://t.co/2ZPATiMbMI @atrubek Have you written about audiobooks?Charlie Chaplin invited Albert Einstein to the premiere of CITY LIGHTS. “They cheer me because they all understan… https://t.co/uzs8H0pHWe @kottke @jkottke plus you get to see Phil with hair! (I watched this set on bootleg yesterday love "Bones" and "Blow Out")
5/28
2020
The most “creative” stuff I’ve seen come out of these times is all basically trickster pranks: kids manipulating th… https://t.co/Y9OagyZ3xN @atrubek Synth Brittania https://t.co/CzmBoJVj6N“Bones” is my favorite song off THE BENDS — this performance rips https://t.co/cWV9Cb63z6“Work and learn in evil days, in barren days, in days of depression and calamity.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson https://t.co/foFpDQ5DsxIt’s been a joy to be making things with the amazing #MoWillems recently. Here’s a lullaby — “Nana” by Manuel de Fa… https://t.co/7hDJkVq788
Retweeted by Austin KleonNewly discovered just outside of Verona, what could be this year's biggest discovery - an almost entirely intact Ro… https://t.co/g8wIwFLjmE
Retweeted by Austin Kleon @monteiro @dansinker @ChuckWendig https://t.co/pxQkzR1oT7 @atrubek This is true. But sometimes they get wonky on me @monteiro @dansinker I don’t want to know why anyone’s talking about anything on here TBH @atrubek Honestly I WISH people would send me galleys I could read on my ereader. Usually the option is paper or pdf. (UGH) @atrubek I thought you were drunk tweeting 😂
5/27
2020
@atlrun @briankoppelman She was so good. https://t.co/sjmIn7RpWl https://t.co/fJ1fggUQFvVibe worth cultivating 🕶 ✂️ https://t.co/KoFUzjPSOMhttps://t.co/6O1aIIWPZ2
Retweeted by Austin Kleon @_Sara_Robertson 👀 https://t.co/1oBYc0xwLBA+ How to Draw the Coronavirus. A really really good account of illustrators at work, with many examples. Accura… https://t.co/lkd8WCeEPG
Retweeted by Austin Kleon“Work and learn in evil days, in barren days, in days of calamity.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson https://t.co/waeyAwBivNAll of my comfort lately has been found in my work. Cutting and pasting and typing and drawing and cutting and blog… https://t.co/VgWmPYYDKIGemini season. https://t.co/r2FtStQJSJ
Retweeted by Austin KleonHey Austin readers, we have great news: BookPeople curbside pick-up is back OPEN! We have limited hours and ALL cur… https://t.co/M9zAWBvpts
Retweeted by Austin Kleon🎶 What are we coming to? No room for me, no fun for you 🎶 https://t.co/lf3xM2mlDS @sternbergh It’s all in the blending 😂 @sternbergh The problem is their hair LOOKS wild but it’s maintained — like, you gotta do the sides right for that @WorkmanPub @FoxTale this event was postponed!!A good summary of my book about self-promotion “for people who hate the very idea of self-promotion” 😂… https://t.co/fePcWcICuIIt’s interesting to compare the enthusiasm for Substack with the burnout felt by many bloggers… https://t.co/TfsCRmR687Great thread 👇 https://t.co/i4VbZHfn91Remembering Miles Davis, born on this day in 1926 in Alton, Illinois. Here he is performing “So What” in 1959. https://t.co/9dSjwLDThV
Retweeted by Austin KleonI used to love big soaking thunderstorms and now they just seem too on-the-nose ⛈ https://t.co/rSLKuaFruF▓▓▓▓▓▓░░░░░░░░░ 40%
Retweeted by Austin Kleon“Steal a little they throw you in jail, steal a lot they make you a king.” https://t.co/a9lA6uUd4p“Keep your eye on your inner world and keep away from ads and idiots and movie stars.” —Dorothea Tanning… https://t.co/VhVz3i1nLM
5/26
2020
I love this story because I can easily imagine being either one of them https://t.co/dwaxpxnk6SWhitman sends Emerson LEAVES OF GRASS. Emerson writes a letter back, “I greet you at the beginning of a great caree… https://t.co/nLENX9cylARecent collages https://t.co/9UY3grqy8g“Emerson...came from 7 generations of ministers which entailed being schooled from the moment you could hold a book… https://t.co/SbEnhlrLyQ“We do not know today whether we are busy or idle. In times when we thought ourselves indolent, we have afterwards… https://t.co/aR2U0TwTmM“Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests and mines and stone quarries; and eve… https://t.co/XxWoh2xiAxhttps://t.co/5LoUHx0Sgt
Retweeted by Austin Kleon @kg_ubu TBH you were the first person I thought of when I saw this in print yesterday (and when you flip the page o… https://t.co/gyZZdNsfFPWe’re excited to talk to one of our favorite authors today — @stevenbjohnson! We’re gonna talk about pirates, and h… https://t.co/rKdLabOdvr
Retweeted by Austin KleonR.I.P. Jimmy Cobb, January 20, 1929 – May 24, 2020. https://t.co/23ilJVvnJN
Retweeted by Austin Kleon @dougkleeman Thanks. Trying to get it together to sell stuff this year. (Usually just dump it in books)from @ayjay’s wonderful blog https://t.co/PwNY08Q9F4“I never studied. I never did anything. I hated it so much. I hated it, like powerful hate. The only thing that was… https://t.co/sEkr8PKt8LThat photo of @NicholasHoult knitting on set is one of my all-time favorites https://t.co/GrkuO6E5OV https://t.co/kFaVm4wvn6Diary is 💀 these days https://t.co/rUXCZDWk5THumpty Dumpty sat on a wall https://t.co/ercOygKM8Whttps://t.co/LZY2t7oeMbMood. https://t.co/trcM3TJ1jlRewatching all of @theshadowsfx so far https://t.co/amDxfhgOih @monteiro This is my favorite take. Let’s get him on the golf course permanently.I really enjoy Twitter….. Minus the Dumbfucks.
Retweeted by Austin Kleon @TechieSkittles Scissors and a glue stick
5/25
2020
"(the one with the dog") https://t.co/lLCaEswIDs
Retweeted by Austin Kleon“That’s how you get a butterfly: out of the horrid meltdown of a modest caterpillar.” —@shamblanderson https://t.co/8zXkSXhR4e @KikiSchirr Rad thanks! @jndevereux His emails lately have been a little unhinged, but that’s to be expected 😂
5/24
2020

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