Contra Samuel Johnson

25 Dec

Sadly (maybe not), I can’t pay myself for my writing. Well, that’s if I follow the sentiment of well known 18th century crank Samuel Johnson (“No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.”) So, there are conversations, notices and other tidbits and hors dourness that appear in other places that I can lay claim to;

As for example is my longwinded by delightful chat with Sven Birkerts

Sven Birkerts copyright 2011 Robert Birnbaum

And my enumeration of books exhibiting a feast of visual images at The Daily Beast

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

Coming soon chats with BAFFLER editor John Sunmmers and BAFFLER founder THomas Frank

Baffler editor John Summers copyright 2011 Robert Birnbaum

Currently reading Pity the Poor Billionaire by Thomas Frank (Henry Holt)

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