Month: August 2016

  • Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert – A 27-min Summary

    “Big Magic is a celebration of a creative life…Gilbert’s love of creativity is infectious, and there’s a lot of great advice in this sunny book…Gilbert doesn’t just call for aspiring artists to speak their truth, however daffy that may appear to others; she is showing them how.” —Washington Post – “In [Gilbert’s] first foray into […]

  • August 19: Linus Pauling died in 1994

    “The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.” ― Linus Pauling wikipedia Born Linus Carl Pauling February 28, 1901 Portland, Oregon, USA Died August 19, 1994 (aged 93) Big Sur, California, USA Residence United States Nationality American Fields Quantum chemistry Biochemistry Institutions As faculty member Caltech (1927–1963) UC San Diego […]

  • August 16: Charles Bukowski was born in 1920

    “Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.” ― Charles Bukowski Wikipedia: Born Heinrich Karl Bukowski August 16, 1920 Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Died March 9, 1994 (aged 73) San Pedro, Los Angeles, U.S. Occupation Poet, novelist, short story writer, and columnist Nationality German-American Literary movement Dirty realism, Transgressive fiction – Henry Charles Bukowski […]