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I think a lot of young strivers think drugs like LSD, coke, mushrooms, etcetera, are things worth using, or something they even need to rely on. You hear all kinds of stories about people like Stephen King and Hunter S. Thompson and Steve Jobs using stuff like LSD to enhance their creativity.
You don’t actually need them.
Just ask legendary director Stanley Kubrick.
A cheetah is the fastest animal on land. It hunts gazelles. Guess how many times a cheetah catches a gazelle it chases. I was going to make this a contest but let’s face it, you would’ve just Googled the answer. A cheetah is the fastest animal on land, but it …
From Jon Negroni at moviepilot.com: Andy’s mom has always been a bit of an enigma. In the first Toy Story, we barely even saw her face. That’s all fine because throughout the movies, the real focus has been on Andy and the love he has for those toys. But this is Pixar, …
Caleb Hannan is a talented young reporter who published a story at Grantland earlier this week about the mysterious Dr. V, inventor of a magical putter. I won’t spoil the story for you by recapping it here, because it’s quite the tale, but I wanted to post something about it here in the hopes of building a conversation around it. Long story short, Hannan is now getting death threats.
Here’s the start of the story and a link to the rest. Let’s talk about it in the comments.
Thanks for reading.
Sure, it’s from way back in February 2009, but I just found it this week thanks to Twitter. The transcript:
Hey, you made it to brandonsneed.com. Congratulations, brilliant and excellent-looking human. You rock all of the socks.
If you’re a regular here—finally, the new site is ready. Sorry about the layoff. But … shiny, right?
If you’re new or have forgotten who I am—hi there. My name’s Brandon. I’m a writer who lives in Greenville, N.C. I’m 26. I’ve always loved books and stories because of how they connected me to people I’d never know otherwise, and because they let me experience things I don’t want to experience in real life. Now I write such things for a living, stories like the ones I love and that I hope you love—stories that entertain like crazy, mean something, and make me think.
You can read a full bio on the About page, but here’s a quick version, along with some essential updates on what brandonsneed.com is all about now.