Friday Glee: April 7, 2017

By: Gabriela Yareliz Some words I collected throughout the week: “If something inside of you is real, we will probably find it interesting, and it will probably be universal. So you must risk placing real emotion at the center of your work. Write straight into the emotional center of things. Write toward vulnerability. Risk beingContinue reading “Friday Glee: April 7, 2017”

Asking the hard questions

By: Gabriela Yareliz People who know a little bit about everything; they learn every day; they feed off of silence and awkwardness; they are curious; they are versatile; they are travelers; they are steel; they are elegant; they are charming; they vow to defend truth. Who are they? Journalists. 1] Rebecca Mead 2] Adam GopnikContinue reading “Asking the hard questions”

The artist bets his life by: Adam Gopnik

From the New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik about Vincent Van Gogh: “Some stories in history we want to have neatly finished; some we like to have always in play. We accept without too much trouble the ambiguity of the old and new stories because they add up to something similar in the end. Van Gogh’s earContinue reading “The artist bets his life by: Adam Gopnik”