One of my favorite thinkers on the Internet and elsewhere is Austin Kleon. His books are great for anyone who makes things, be it in the visual arts or any creative work. His blog and now his newsletter are also great. If you were to go and randomly search through it, you’d be rewarded with lots of good reading. To save you time, here are five good pieces that can get your started.
- Close listening: how to better listen to music
- A sacrifice and a risk: what Martin Buber can teach you about being creative
- The comedy of survival: how comedy helps us live
- Tecnicos y Rudos wrestling and politics: what wrestling teaches us about politics
- Amusing Ourselves To Death: why Neil Postman is still relevant