Art and Literature

Walter Pater and Oscar Wilde both said that all art aspires to the condition of music. They were both wrong. All bad literature aspires to the condition of literature. All good literature aspires to the condition of lifeRaine

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We Need More CRAZY In Our Lives

Writers come from all walks of life and have backgrounds that cover the whole spectrum but most have one thing in common: they’re all a bit mad.

That is, at least, they WERE all a bit mad. Now it seems like there are no insane writers. Nobody is pushing the buttons and challenging the very concept of what it is to be a writer – to be human.

Bring back the mad ones.

Bring back the insanity.

Bring back Bukowski, Thompson, Kerouac, Hemmingway, Poe and F. Scott.

Bring back the mad ones!