He walked into my office and said "Do you want levity or my soul?" I said "Give me the Drake." And I guess he did.
"Most people choose to write a blog. I needed to. I didn't intend for it to drift into autobiography, but in blogging there is a tidal drift that pushes you that way. Getting such quick feedback may be one reason; the Internet encourages first-person writing, and I've always written that way. How can a movie review be written in the third person, as if it were an account of the facts? If it isn't subjective, there's something false about it."
-Roger Ebert, "on Writing: 15 Reflections From 'Life Itself'," The Atlantic.
Anecdotal ruminations liberates the fray. That, The Moth, David Sedaris, and a healthy dose of