Art & the Unfree Will


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August 25, 2012
By Bret

A worthwhile meditation on art in light of the human limitations of artists. Read it here.

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Bring Me Stuff That's Dead, Please


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March 16, 2011
By Bret

Brief but interesting thoughts from Seth Godin on early adoption and creativity. "I love to hear about the next big thing, but I'm far more interested in what you're doing with the old big thing." (via LifeHacker)

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His Face All Red


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February 2, 2011
By Bret

A short online comic that I enjoyed. Read it here.

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How To Have An Idea


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October 19, 2010
By Bret

A "semi-sort of comic" about creative ideas: "Our brains are not computers. Effectiveness is measured by the quality of the alogical connections, not the logical ones." (via Waxy)

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The Suburbs


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August 3, 2010
By Bret

NPR is currently streaming the new Arcade Fire album here. It's a more listen-to-the-whole-thing album than Funeral or Neon Bible, but it's still very good. Reviews are positive (mostly).

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