I’m trying to force myself to be more engaged with the world, which can be difficult to do when you’ve got the imaginary pressure of “must write something brilliant” when really you just aren’t feeling brilliant at all. Instead, see all of these other brilliant things.
1. Modern Art in Cake
Caitlin Freeman makes awesome cakes inspired by modern art.
2. Lenticular Rabbits
Street art by Roa, making use of the nature of the available canvas.
3. 21 tips for depressos
17) Avoid fictional drama and tragedy like the plague. No Grey’s Anatomy, no to The Notebook, or anything that won a Pulitzer prize. You’ve got enough going on In Real Life. Comedy only. Or trashy stuff. Old episodes of WonderWoman? I’ve got the box set. Mindless drivel, like the latest CGI blockbuster. Or clever, funny books. David Sedaris. Jenny Lawson. Fiction exists to elicit emotion, and the emotion you need to express most right now is laughter.
I take this advice very seriously in my life.
4. 2D/3D Goldfish paintings
5. The Astronomical Kid raps
Music video for Astro aka The Astronomical Kid performing “He Fell Off”, the first video off of his mixtape “Deadbeats and Lazy Lyrics”. © 2013 Grade A Tribe (h/t Emmett)