Matthew Bogart

61 Flips | 5 Magazines | 2 Likes | 2 Followers | @MatthewBogart | I'm a cartoonist living in Portland Oregon with a lady and two cats.

Digital Minds: Industry must try more, fail better

Books as sharks, publishers as dinosaurs, digital as climate change and dandelions, were just some of the descriptions and metaphors used at Digital …

BBC Radio 4 - Tom Lehrer at 85

Tom Lehrer turns 85 on April 9th 2013. He rarely speaks in public but, as we celebrate his birthday, he reflects on the songs that made him a world famous comedy name.<p>Featuring songs such as The Vatican Rag, Poisoning Pigeons in the Park and Be Prepared, together with contributions from Cameron …

Downtown Owl: A Novel Kindle Edition

<b> <br>New York Times Bestselling Author Chuck Klosterman's First Novel</b> <br>Somewhere in North Dakota, there is a town called Owl that isn't there. Disco is …

Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story Kindle Edition

That is All

Telegraph Avenue: A Novel

The Psychic Soviet

An anthology of both new and previously published essays and articles from one of the mainstays of the Washington, DC underground rock-and-roll …

Ed Emberley's Drawing Book: Make a World

Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw over 400 things, such as an airplane, anteater, submarine, train, kangaroo, …

Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

<b>"A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps." --Los Angeles Times</b><p>Advice on writing and on life from …

Reality Hunger Kindle Edition

<b>A landmark book, “brilliant, thoughtful” (The Atlantic) and “raw and gorgeous” (LA Times), that fast-forwards the discussion of the central artistic</b> …

The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc. Kindle Edition

What’s a novelist supposed to do with contemporary culture? And what’s contemporary culture sup­posed to do with novelists? In <i>The Ecstasy of …

Rework

<b>Rework shows you a better, faster, easier way to succeed in business.</b><p>Most business books give you the same old advice: Write a business plan, study …

Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity

When Hugh MacLeod was a struggling young copywriter living in a YMCA, he started to doodle on the backs of business cards while sitting at a bar. …

What It Is

<b>"Deliciously drawn (with fragments of collage worked into each page), insightful and bubbling with delight in the process of artistic creation. A+"</i> …

How to Be Interesting: (In 10 Simple Steps)

You want to leave a mark, not a blemish. Be a hero, not a spectator. You want to be interesting. (Who doesn’t?) But sometimes it takes a nudge, a …

How To Win Friends and Influence People Kindle Edition

You can go after the job you want—and get it!<br>You can take the job you have—and improve it!<br>You can take any situation—and make it work for you!<p>Dale …

Kio Stark, Don’t Go Back To School

I was really thrilled to read Kio’s book before it came out — if you follow my “you dont have to go to college” tag you know this is a subject near and dear to me. Here’s my blurb from the inside cover:<p>Not going to graduate school felt like a failure at the time, but wound up being the best choice I ever made. It set me out on a path of self-learning and discovery that led me to work I love, work that would’ve never flown in an academic setting. How I wish I’d had Kio’s book as a guide to help …

Staring at Sound: The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips Kindle Edition

<b>An engrossing and intimate portrait of the Oklahoma-based psychedelic pop band the Flaming Lips, cult heroes to millions of indie-rock fans.</b><br>In July …

Roger Ebert Hails Human Existence As 'A Triumph'

CHICAGO—Calling the overall human experience “poignant,” “thought-provoking,” and a “complete tour de force,” film critic Roger Ebert praised …

Roger Ebert

Be undeniably good. When people ask me how do you make it in show business or whatever, what I always tell them and nobody ever takes note of it ‘cuz it’s not the answer they wanted to hear — what...

Be undeniably good. When people ask me how do you make it in show business or whatever, what I always tell them and nobody ever takes note of it ‘cuz …

Trent Reznor on what to do as a new / unknown artist

moonbase one (calamityjon: gurroo: Mike Mignola tutorial,...)

Mike Mignola tutorial, c.1997. I remember liking this so much I pasted the pages straight into my sketchbook<p>I can think of five or six professional …

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps)

<b>How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):</b><p><b>1.Go exploring.</b> <br>Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p><b>2. Share what you discover.</b> <br>And be generous when you do. Not everybody went exploring with you. Let them live vicariously …

Advice on Living the Creative Life from Neil Gaiman

On the heels of last week’s timeless commencement addresses by icons like <b>David Foster Wallace</b>, <b>Ellen DeGeneres</b>, and <b>Ray Bradbury</b> comes this fantastic speech by Neil Gaiman, addressing the 2012 graduating class of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. (Which happens to be the technical …

Neil Gaiman’s 8 Rules of Writing

In the winter of 2010, inspired by Elmore Leonard’s 10 rules of writing published in <i>The New York Times</i> nearly a decade earlier, <i>The Guardian</i> reached out to some of today’s most celebrated authors and asked them to each offer his or her commandments. After Zadie Smith’s 10 rules of writing, here come …

Paintings by Rebecca Campbell

Paintings by Rebecca Campbell<p>Paintings with some sort of narrative or dream sequence.<p>I chase life and death, light, scale, power, and carnality with …

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