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January 1, 2013

“This year is no better than the last one!” http://t.co/HmP4IJ2T

“This year is no better than the last one!” http://t.co/HmP4IJ2T

8AM. About to run out into the streets tossing firecrackers and screaming, “Happy New Year! OMG! Wake up, you motherfuckers!” #newdadrevenge

8AM. About to run out into the streets tossing firecrackers and screaming, “Happy New Year! OMG! Wake up, you motherfuckers!” #newdadrevenge

@sara_cacao @hawkt @megzo gingerbread cake for breakfast? CHECK.

@sara_cacao @hawkt @megzo gingerbread cake for breakfast? CHECK.

@hawkt terry gilliam archives: http://t.co/mo4h11q6

@hawkt terry gilliam archives: http://t.co/mo4h11q6

Starting my fifth year of keeping a daily logbook. http://t.co/OQG8bvhb

Starting my fifth year of keeping a daily logbook. http://t.co/OQG8bvhb

On keeping a logbook: http://t.co/M4iapNDW

On keeping a logbook: http://t.co/M4iapNDW

January 2, 2013

@jndevereux I love this song!!

RT @jndevereux: “Tous les garçons et les filles” by Françoise Hardy is my new jam. ♫ http://t.co/E5wBqu8t

RT @rands: Are you writing a book? http://t.co/CNi2frjy

RT @ubuweb: Joe Brainard reads excerpts from “I Remember” (4:03, Recorded Calais, Vermont, July 1970) [MP3 link]: http://t.co/8l3sbtoE

My favorite books, movies, music, and gadgets in 2012: http://t.co/FVfGNc46

YouTube playlist of Willie Nelson on the first Austin City Limits, 1974: http://t.co/RLV9s8zW

@jordo5 ask @SunniBrown or @loosetooth they have better networks 🙂

“Make the best movie and then move on onto the next one. Whatever happens, move on to the next one.”
-Wes Anderson

http://t.co/lODgSR4Z

Wow, these @reliablecomics strips are great: http://t.co/8Xr0Q6gA

And how they’re made: http://t.co/GmEHzaEQ

RT @jndevereux: When people complain online about spending time with their crazy families, I find myself wanting to hear the families’ s …

January 3, 2013

@TheGarthBox 🙂 thanks

@gaby_pox thanks!

RT @ElectricLit: Neil Gaiman’s “Make Good Art” speech coming to bookstores this spring: http://t.co/RKK28DQM // @nydnbooks

RT @alaindebotton: Work finally begins when the fear of doing nothing at all trumps the terror of doing it badly.

RT @alaindebotton: Most of what makes a book ‘good’ is that we’re reading it at the right moment for us.

“Self-help books are fraught with peril…” http://t.co/nUOX4y8I My thoughts on writing it: http://t.co/oxL1aiNc

“Most people’s lives are very interesting but most people don’t look at their lives in an interesting way” @S___Elliott http://t.co/h9xzdrwb

RT @hawkt: “having a direct, dedicated following…is like a career insurance policy.” -@annfriedman http://t.co/12xOkhjO

“The small birds twitter…”
—Wordsworth

RT @bruceturner: @austinkleon “Not here the darkness, in this twittering world.” http://t.co/cL83gUZx

January 4, 2013

Joe Biden will totally hit on your mom: http://t.co/gAEpq44A

“One of the hazards of hanging around with writers is that they may write about you.” – Tim Kreider http://t.co/qfKEqBUO

“It started as a joke and now it’s serious and I use it all day.” @ftrain‘s Save Publishing bookmark: http://t.co/nOgEoBjX

RT @judyblume: I have just one New Year’s Resolution – finish the damn book!

@meaghano in Texas they’d get shot

RT @stevenbjohnson: Great excerpt from Ellen Ullman’s classic Close to the Machine at Medium; @robinsloan and I posted a few thoughts to …

Loving Ellen Ullman’s CLOSE TO THE MACHINE. (thx @robinsloan) http://t.co/EzChCFqn

@meaghano in all seriousness, that seriously sucks and I’m sorry.

“Balls to Monty.”

“Don’t let the green grass fool you.”
—Wilson Pickett

January 6, 2013

Hemingway: “we are all apprentices in a craft where no one becomes a master.” http://t.co/zlDEDXm0

@matthunte me or hemingway or rakoff?

A few scans of my pocket notebooks: http://t.co/89VIHqdI

@warrendotcom thanks. hey @workmanpub: http://t.co/LxfSy3Nw

Last night I fell in love with a Pink Floyd song I’d probably heard a million times on FM radio: http://t.co/AbR4ScCQ

It pays off sporadically and trying to make a living off it can ruin your life. RT @brainpicker: Why creativity works like a slot machine

@nAIRnfOto you’re the second person to ask me about this today. I’ll get @workmanpub on it (I have no control over distro)

@nAIRnfOto have to say though, I recommend the paperback: just as cheap, if not cheaper, and feels good in the hands 🙂

@HWEditor I am constantly amazed by and grateful for the fact that songs can mean different things to us at diff. points in our lives 🙂

@twliterary “Just write it down, Mozart. It’s no good to anybody in your head…” #amadeus

January 7, 2013

“a writer understands his work as something that originates with him but then, with any luck, gets away from him” http://t.co/VlpDBunG

“Transfer energy from writer to reader.” George Saunders talks with his editor: http://t.co/VlpDBunG

@gapingvoid “What happens to the young design genius who spends his work day designing, rather than dreaming?” Jesus Christ.

Oh god. “What happens to the young design genius who spends his work day designing, rather than dreaming?” http://t.co/gYAq2H2h @gapingvoid

RT @meaghano: “First you lay out everything that might possibly be useful, with no thought about the size of your suitcase. Then, look a …

RT @meaghano: it’s george saunders week people and nothing else matters not even the eternal 25 year old in ny mag: http://t.co/dxgXWTtW

RT @wendymac: The workday is over. Time to start working.

RT @ftrain: Jesus, why stop with all-men? Let’s phase out all panels at conferences forever.

@griffonramsey larson’s so great — glad you liked the book!

Nancy. #yesdads http://t.co/xDhUiFX6

January 8, 2013

@wendymac have you ever seen Olivier Kugler’s stuff? I hadn’t checked his site in a while. Very cool: http://t.co/K9N7mxKp

Olivier Kugler is so good: http://t.co/K9N7mxKp

His process: http://t.co/p8v9OiIk

RT @claytoncubitt: Louis CK on negotiation, and carving creative freedom out of a commercial environment: http://t.co/9T5QUfhn

RT @odam: Have never understood why Michael Keaton didn’t have even bigger career. Funny, smart guy. His recent @wtfpod made me like him …

So will Django spawn a Jim Croce revival?

He was in your mom’s hope chest, right where she left him. RT @mattthomas: Revival? For some of us, Jim Croce never left.

Right next to the Carole King record.

@mattthomas god, I want to go back and see it already

RT @pattonoswalt: Yes, I’m on tonight’s season premiere of JUSTIFIED. Now I know how @BoyGeorge felt when he did his A-TEAM episode. #lo

RT @brainpicker: “Creativity is subtraction” http://t.co/CG2G4gpb

January 10, 2013

More from my structure files: http://t.co/tUctyNXl

@wcraghead love it. Will blog later

“Graphs have their own grammatical format.” -@jessicahagy on translating sentences into INDEXED http://t.co/94r3P8ug

@luisalejandrocc I highly recommend getting the paperback. you want it in english or spanish?

+1 @coudal RT @mlarson: Coudal Partners has so completely mastered self-promotion. And been doing it for a decade. It’s really incredible.

@sgmitch @berkun you’re pimping that book, too? awesome. probably my favorite book of 2012 http://t.co/ykVSsQ5i

@luisalejandrocc I believe you can get the .epub from ebooks . com and just add it to iBooks on your ipad: http://t.co/DCVjaUrm

@luisalejandrocc i have no idea — that’s an iBooks thing

RT @AlyssaRosenberg: The real reason you should be excited for how @Netflix is handling the new #ArrestedDevelopment episodes: http://t. …

“Am I trippin’ son? Instagram that joint!” Invisible drive thru prank: http://t.co/rPfpKaT5 (via @TomFeran)

January 11, 2013

@plaidtravel ah! very interesting

#ff @yesdads

@fak3r oh hell yes CRX

@feranch amazing photo

STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST is only $8 on Amazon right now: http://t.co/GbfpjTOB Also: @Bookpeople has freshly-signed copies http://t.co/6IR51yaS

@noahbradley 😉

Cool site for gas mileage: @Fuelly http://t.co/V8fjssXX (thx @drawsalot)

@mlarson @bjfogg thanks 🙂

Hillbilly margaritas tonight:

– 1 can lime aid
– 1 beer
– 1 can Sierra Mist
– 1 lime aid can of tequila

Blend. Serve over ice.

@bethdean indeed!

January 12, 2013

@nczeitgeist oh Vernon, go home to your mother

@nczeitgeist I’ve seen that movie at least 40 times. My roommate and I used to watch every Sunday.

@hawkt up the size? Fluff the ruffles? Get a different brand?

@nczeitgeist yeah, I’ve decided not to take the chance

@nczeitgeist yeah, it’s just a perfect movie. No idea why it isn’t a cult classic.

FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL holds up. Great flick.

Fun fact: Jason Segel actually wrote the Dracula musical *before* FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL. http://t.co/JzpwrHdY

@hawkt yeah we hate Huggies. Pampers all the way. #yesdads

Bourbon, how I missed you.

@hawkt #fuckhuggies

January 13, 2013

@mattthomas he farted when Lincoln was mentioned

RT @feranch: All I’m going to say, America, is that season 3 of Downton Abbey already aired in the UK and there’s this thing called the …

@mattthomas LOL

RT @antiheroine: For everyone who knows “cool it with the boom booms”: http://t.co/OMAYenQL Happy 50th to Ghoulardi, my first and favori …

RT @antiheroine: For your viewing pleasure – the entirety of the Ghoulardi documentary, TURN BLUE: http://t.co/AE8AAuYv

My father-in-law wrote a great book about Ghoulardi: http://t.co/tvtBeGEO

January 14, 2013

@antiheroine yeah! it’s a cool book. You’ll dig it.

RT @thebookslut: The most important collaboration of Anna Akhmatova’s career was with a dead man, Alexander Pushkin: http://t.co/yh5Lj5ka

.@thebookslut “I am usually collaborating with the interesting dead…” http://t.co/6hTsNlpg

RT @memotv: if you rip something off enough times, it becomes a genre

@mattthomas “that’s a bingo!” @jamesfflynn

That thing where while you’re busy being a lazy prick everyone else is busy getting better than you.

@johntunger @gapingvoid okay, dipping in — the receipt stuck in lipstick traces says I bought it 3/28/2010

@johntunger @gapingvoid I’ve always loved this quote: http://t.co/jOy8XPHS

January 15, 2013

“I said, ‘I do not fear those pants / With nobody inside them..‘” http://t.co/zVr1AtFU

“I began to poke around, and the more I found, the less I knew.”
— Greil Marcus, LIPSTICK TRACES http://t.co/hUvem0XX

RT @katekiefer: so excited to share @mailchimp‘s year in review! (NSFW due to monkey butt): http://t.co/7gQEqaY2

On abandoning books –> RT @jndevereux: books that are worth it will eventually nag you to come back. The rest you’ll forget without regret.

RT @AguilarMexico: Debes tener curiosidad por el mundo en que vives, buscar cosas, Ir más lejos. #RobaComoUnArtista @austinkleon

This –> RT @j_bergen If torture is anything like sitting through Zero Dark Thirty with an overflowing bladder, I’m against it.

January 16, 2013

@wendymac meg and I have had this exact conversation. You’ll have to teach me watercolors though…

@anorwood oh I wouldve figured that was the financial aid dept’s wifi 😀

@Fady_D excellent! 🙂

@Fady_D excellent! 🙂

Had fun doing “office hours” today. Here are all the questions: http://t.co/8ENbNm1P

Had fun doing “office hours” today. Here are all the questions: http://t.co/8ENbNm1P

If I had threaded comments on my WordPress blog, I’d do office hours over there, but that seems like a headache to implement…

If I had threaded comments on my WordPress blog, I’d do office hours over there, but that seems like a headache to implement…

Very cool. RT @kirstinbutler: An interactive script for the movie, Moonrise Kingdom http://t.co/qX68YPGm

Very cool. RT @kirstinbutler: An interactive script for the movie, Moonrise Kingdom http://t.co/qX68YPGm

@hoorayforevery1 haha yeah https://t.co/a8sxZmR8

@hoorayforevery1 haha yeah https://t.co/a8sxZmR8

“Dear colleague: put the notebook down.” 100% nonsense. RT @davegray: What a f—ing idiot. http://t.co/11Ra4MdM

“Dear colleague: put the notebook down.” 100% nonsense. RT @davegray: What a f—ing idiot. http://t.co/11Ra4MdM

$100 says my paper notebooks outlast @awsamuel‘s Evernote account. http://t.co/H2aDn5id

$100 says my paper notebooks outlast @awsamuel‘s Evernote account. http://t.co/H2aDn5id

For the benefits of ink and paper: my “handwriting” tag: http://t.co/zXH4BzWN & my “paper” tag http://t.co/ekJU95Vl

For the benefits of ink and paper: my “handwriting” tag: http://t.co/zXH4BzWN & my “paper” tag http://t.co/ekJU95Vl

January 17, 2013

RT @katekiefer: “Hombre, you’ve just done Uncle Joe a real solid buying this book.” the onion’s joe biden autobiography out tomorrow: ht …

RT @kottke: You know who else got profiled in the New Yorker? That’s right, Adolf Hitler. http://t.co/UZNfsY9M

RT @hodgman: In eight minutes I will be turning on the “ask” function over at http://t.co/sG6zf1mp and I will hold office hours until 6PM

RT @hodgman: In eight minutes I will be turning on the “ask” function over at http://t.co/sG6zf1mp and I will hold office hours until 6PM

“I’m not the same, the next question is, Who in the world am I?”

#aliceinwonderland

“I’m not the same, the next question is, Who in the world am I?”

#aliceinwonderland

“Who am I then? Tell me that first, and then, if I like being that person, I’ll come up: if not, I’ll stay down here till I’m somebody else”

“Who am I then? Tell me that first, and then, if I like being that person, I’ll come up: if not, I’ll stay down here till I’m somebody else”

“Dear Abby: Are birth control pills deductible?” “Only if they don’t work.”
RIP Pauline Phillips #dailyobit http://t.co/Xk7mhQrt

“Dear Abby: Are birth control pills deductible?” “Only if they don’t work.”
RIP Pauline Phillips #dailyobit http://t.co/Xk7mhQrt

@mattthomas ah!

@mattthomas ah!

RT @BuzzFeed: Arnold Schwarzenegger Did A Reddit AMA Like A Boss http://t.co/2pdW7OBO

RT @BuzzFeed: Arnold Schwarzenegger Did A Reddit AMA Like A Boss http://t.co/2pdW7OBO

RT @harikondabolu: Saw a Dad singing “Lean on Me” to his daughter in the subway. Then I heard the Mom yell “Shut up & help me get he …

RT @harikondabolu: Saw a Dad singing “Lean on Me” to his daughter in the subway. Then I heard the Mom yell “Shut up & help me get he …

Did Oprah ask about his water bill? http://t.co/CCXmu2bq

Did Oprah ask about his water bill? http://t.co/CCXmu2bq

January 19, 2013

GIRLS is a show that has won me over. Zosia Mamet as Shoshanna just cracks me up. http://t.co/m6kZtg0b

“Told what to look for, you can’t see anything else. So one thing is to see, in a way, without words.” —@EdwardTufte http://t.co/JSdpejNr

“Told what to look for, you can’t see anything else. So one thing is to see, in a way, without words.” —@EdwardTufte http://t.co/JSdpejNr

(“Disciplinary chauvinism” is my new favorite phrase.) cc: @megzo

(“Disciplinary chauvinism” is my new favorite phrase.) cc: @megzo

Sometimes I use the @tastekid recommendations not to find new music, but to remind me who I like to listen to: http://t.co/SVChdZzR

Sometimes I use the @tastekid recommendations not to find new music, but to remind me who I like to listen to: http://t.co/SVChdZzR

Mr. @Mike_FTW on his high school art teacher. Great story: http://t.co/XtF2Tyse

Mr. @Mike_FTW on his high school art teacher. Great story: http://t.co/XtF2Tyse

“Only I can make these things that are called the works of Keith Haring.” Haring’s 24th birthday diary entry: http://t.co/xT6JhMkf

“Only I can make these things that are called the works of Keith Haring.” Haring’s 24th birthday diary entry: http://t.co/xT6JhMkf

“Keep typing until it turns into writing.” —@carr2n http://t.co/4Q1QwEs0

“Keep typing until it turns into writing.” —@carr2n http://t.co/4Q1QwEs0

“I’m a tumbler.” —David Byrne, 1980 http://t.co/mwXxBxTh

“I’m a tumbler.” —David Byrne, 1980 http://t.co/mwXxBxTh

LADYH8RS — @wcraghead‘s eviscerating caricatures of misogynists. Love it: http://t.co/7ay7Ec7f

LADYH8RS — @wcraghead‘s eviscerating caricatures of misogynists. Love it: http://t.co/7ay7Ec7f

BTW, how gorgeous is Tina Weymouth in this video? Stunning. http://t.co/mwXxBxTh

BTW, how gorgeous is Tina Weymouth in this video? Stunning. http://t.co/mwXxBxTh

January 20, 2013

Takes me exactly one play of R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” to drive from my house to the donut shop. Can’t be a coincidence.

Speaking of, if you don’t already feel insane, here’s “Losing My Religaltering major key: http://t.co/thEzDvMF (via @berkun)

@mojgani S&H on manor road (tiny mom and pop place)

Huh. So that’s the issue: http://t.co/CoFPL2Za

RT @hellobigfoot: Blood of your enemies. The original sports drink.

Note to self http://t.co/RnLJ8evF

@kirstinbutler hehe https://t.co/3keYVKdv

RT @Mike_FTW: Michelle Obama’s arms are the only guns this country needs.

RT @megzo: This is what happens when I let @austinkleon dress him. http://t.co/wmu5sK4L

RT @hawkt: three men and three babies @ Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden http://t.co/nBrRClOi

January 21, 2013

@hecavanagh google the title + PDF. Took a few tries, but I found a copy

“I don’t have a linear argument to offer, just a series of observations & a way of training yourself to notice things.” http://t.co/S4YseWjn

“Being completely free to choose what to do is actually quite difficult: it can lead you to very depressive crises.” http://t.co/S4YseWjn

Eno book is A YEAR WITH SWOLLEN APPENDICES, not appendages. Oops.

RT @twliterary: “The mortality rate is holding at a scandalous 100 percent.” – characteristically poingnant Tim Kreider: http://t.co/WLA

Second night in a row I can’t bring myself to read anything other than Nancy cartoons…

“It’s a lot more work to not read Nancy than it is to read Nancy.”
—Art Spiegelman

@CgyChris thanks! 🙂

@hoganhere Ernie had fatherhood nailed: http://t.co/yYaArIS8

@hoganhere haha! see also: Joe Brainard’s “If Nancy Was a Boy” http://t.co/LCTT6o2r

January 22, 2013

@ayse I think I’m actually going to follow along and read all the materials, do the activities

@drwave http://t.co/5C6GSc50

@ayse she’s just the greatest.