Category Archives: Quotes I love

Your Brain is Playing Tricks on You

When I was in graduate school, I took a course in urban geography, and one of the texts that we read was a book called City of Plagues: Disease, Poverty, and Deviance in San Francisco by Susan Craddock. In the … Continue reading

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U is for Understated

From a 2009 NPR interview with baseball player Ernie Banks: STEVE INSKEEP: How did you come to learn how to deal with disappointment? Mr. BANKS: I guess I was with a writer one time, named Herb Cohen, and he would … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from Ira Glass

Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you … Continue reading

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