A cliche is a truth so successfully distilled to its essence that no one wants to hear it anymore.
Fashion, trendiness, hipness . . . these are the artist’s equivalent of planned obsolescence.
The unique trick of advertising is to make you look at a piece of art and desire, not the piece itself, but some other item entirely.
Some day I want to write a story that is made up entirely of sentences taken from books and stories by my favorite writers.
The more grandiose our heroes the more we exaggerate our own mundane problems.