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  • SIDE PROJECTS

    SIDE PROJECTS

    Why it’s important to take time to fart around.


  • THE NEUROSCIENCE OF NOT-KNOWING

    THE NEUROSCIENCE OF NOT-KNOWING

    Trying hard to solve that impossible problem? Hit the topless bar, take a warm shower, and sleep on it. Three tips I gathered from Jonah Lehrer‘s great article in the July 28th New Yorker called “The Eureka Hunt,” all about “insight,” where our good ideas come from, when they come to us, and why. The […]


  • MORE ANDERS NILSEN

    MORE ANDERS NILSEN

    Anders Nilsen on inspiration, not-knowing, art and religion, and disguising himself in his work.


  • TWO BRILLIANT QUOTES ABOUT CARTOONING

    TWO BRILLIANT QUOTES ABOUT CARTOONING

    Chris Ware on the cartoonist as a combination of writer and artist, and Anders Nilsen on not-knowing.


  • SIGNS OF ENCOURAGEMENT

    SIGNS OF ENCOURAGEMENT

    On posting inspirational signs above your desk, and a homemade ink-and-brush sign that reads: “THERE ARE NO MISTAKES.”


  • IN WHICH WE TALK ABOUT THE CREATIVE PROCESS

    IN WHICH WE TALK ABOUT THE CREATIVE PROCESS

    A quote from Lynda Barry about the creation of her book CRUDDY.


  • WHAT IS MAN?

    WHAT IS MAN?

    Mark Twain on the futility of planning.



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