Please, dear friends and strangers- do not miss out on one of the most fertile and generous minds of our time.
I chose to share this link because I'm inspired to illustrate in a new way today. Because the complex dance between words and ideas[or, as Lou Reed said, between thought and expression] grows slipperier with each new thing learned, and I arrived at this feeling after re-reading a short story from the Tenth of December by George Saunders last night. I'll illustrate it when I can and share it here.
George Saunders (author and McArthur Genius Grant recipient) is alive and writing, and we can support that beautiful fact by buying books and reading them. Here's a link to the New York Times Magazine's piece on him: