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Hey y’all,

Here are 10 things I thought were worth sharing this week: 
  1. I have some advice for the recent graduate, or anyone who’s broke, living at home, or in between things. (I wrote this list after reading Pam Druckerman’s piece, “How To Find Your Place In The World After Graduation.”)
  2. Lynda Barry’s comic about looking at art. (Here’s what happened when a teen left a pair of glasses on an art museum floor.)
  3. The New York Times has a cool series called The Writer’s Room, showing off where writers work. This week: Irvine Welsh’s office. (I love how he doesn’t organize his record collection.) 
  4. I enjoyed Daniel Clowes’ pulpy, time-travel mystery comic book, Patience. (A few pages, here.)
  5. Francis Ford Coppola’s notebook used while making The Godfather is going to be published as a massive book.
  6. How technology hijacks people’s minds. (Related reading: Dark Patterns, or interfaces designed to trick people.)
  7. Like watching old movies? I enjoy following @NitrateDiva on Twitter. She posts tons of fun animated GIFs, behind-the-scenes photos, and stuff like this list of old movies available to stream for free on Amazon Prime.
  8. Speaking of film, the series Every Frame A Painting continues to be a great education — watch the most recent video about film editing. The creator of the series, Tony Zhou, also wrote about the recent Ghostbusters trailers and editing comedy.
  9. The New York Times ran an obit 7 years after the subject died. Here’s what happened.
  10. I talked with photographer Chase Jarvis about creativity, making an impact, and a bunch of other stuff.
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Austin Kleon is the author of Steal Like An Artist and other books.

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