Blog Category: art

How Did Picasso Create 50,000 Works of Art?

Barbara Cortland broke the world record – in 1983, she wrote 23 novels. She was 82 years old. Two novels a month that year. Altogether she wrote 723 published novels. Her last…

Barbara Cortland broke the world record – in 1983, she wrote 23 novels. She was 82 years old. Two novels a month that year. Altogether she wrote 723 published novels. Her last at age 97. When she died a year later there were 160 unpublished novels still waiting to be published. Did people like her […]

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Ice Cube Explains Art In One Line

I had to physically force Claudia to go see “Straight Outta Compton”. And there were a lot of sex scenes but I didn’t care. I took my 13 year old and 16…

I had to physically force Claudia to go see “Straight Outta Compton”. And there were a lot of sex scenes but I didn’t care. I took my 13 year old and 16 year old daughters. Even in a couples therapy session, Claudia said to the Doctor, “He keeps insisting I see this. I don’t want […]

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The Secret Of All Art (cc Louis CK, Kurt Vonnegut, JK Rowling, Casey Neistat, etc)

Steven Wright, the comedian, helps Louis CK write his TV shows. He’s the ONLY person Louis CK trusts to help him. Here’s a Steven Wright joke, picture him saying it in a…

Steven Wright, the comedian, helps Louis CK write his TV shows. He’s the ONLY person Louis CK trusts to help him. Here’s a Steven Wright joke, picture him saying it in a very droll monotone way: “It’s a small world, but I wouldn’t want to have to paint it.” Yesterday I read that Steven Wright […]

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The Power of Art

“We were assigned this weird project,” Mollie said. I was trying to fall asleep on the couch but my 13 year old kept staring at me until I said, “what’s up?” and then she said that.…

“We were assigned this weird project,” Mollie said. I was trying to fall asleep on the couch but my 13 year old kept staring at me until I said, “what’s up?” and then she said that. “What’s it on?” “We have to write an essay that starts with the words ‘The Power of…’ ” Of course I thought she was […]

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