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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Maya Angelou on process, The Body on the end times, Kris Allen on full-frontal nudity

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"I have kept a hotel room in every town I’ve ever lived in. I rent a hotel room for a few months, leave my home at six, and try to be at work by six-thirty. To write, I lie across the bed, so that this elbow is absolutely encrusted at the end, just so rough with callouses. I never allow the hotel people to change the bed, because I never sleep there. I stay until twelve-thirty or one-thirty in the afternoon, and then I go home and try to breathe; I look at the work around five; I have an orderly dinner—proper, quiet, lovely dinner; and then I go back to work the next morning. Sometimes in hotels I’ll go into the room and there’ll be a note on the floor which says, Dear Miss Angelou, let us change the sheets. We think they are moldy. But I only allow them to come in and empty wastebaskets. Maya Angelou talks process in an interview with George Plimpton, who recalls that she once told him she writes "on a made-up bed with a bottle of sherry, a dictionary, Roget’s Thesaurus, yellow pads, an ashtray, and a Bible." From the newly available online complete collection of Paris Review author interviews.

"We think it is a responsible act to acquire, learn to use and to be able to teach people how to use firearms, and also be responsible about their use. In an 'us vs. them' scenario, we vote for us." Providence by way of North Little Rock metal duo The Body are not joking around with those images of guns they're always posing with. [The Quietus]

"Man parts are not meant to be seen out in the open" Kris Allen, in the conclusion of an MTV.com article entitled "Kris Allen Recalls Naked Sleepwalking Adventure."

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