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1: 2018-04-28: Kudos to the Trump TV series! The Dr. Ronny episode was one of the best. The moment he stood at the podium to announce Trump’s incredible health, you knew something was going to happen, and it did. Great writing! Almost as much fun as the Scaramucci episode.
2: 2018-04-28: It is a measure of our society that we idolize not the people who write and direct the movies but the actors who recite the lines given to them.
3: 2018-02-14: On My Bucket List: Become a bohemian writer and visual artist, always on the move, caring little about material gain.
4: 2018-01-03: My 2018 plan: Write two books.
5: 2017-11-28: People who disagree with you are more likely to respond to a verbal argument then a written one. Washington Post.
6: 2017-11-11: Tonight's SNL sketch has just been written. Putin assures Trump: "No, Donald, I would never meddle in elections." (evil smirk)
7: 2017-10-30: "Demographic Doom: Why the World is Falling Apart" – my new book, not yet written. (It's written only in my head.)
8: 2017-03-05: Manipulative techniques of toxic people, applying perfectly to Mr. Trump (but written before he was elected)
9: 2015-08-27: RT @BadLamaArt: If you want to be a writer, write. If you want to be a filmmaker, make videos. If you're not doing it, you're just another …
10: 2015-03-31: History is crafted by those who write the history books.
11: 2014-11-07: posterity – the super-intelligent reader you write for when no one else is reading your stuff.
12: 2014-09-27: "The 'curse of knowledge' leads writers to assume their readers know everything they know."
13: 2014-09-16: RT @WSJ: Competition is for losers, writes @peterthiel. Why you should try to build a monopoly:
14: 2014-09-12: Is a paedophile any worse than a pedophile? That "ae" looks incestuous to me, especially when written "æ".
15: 2014-09-03: A fact of the modern age: Whenever you write, photograph, say or do anything, you must ask yourself "What if this became public?"
16: 2014-09-02: RT @BadLamaArt: You can't write anything meaningful without offending someone, but offending people doesn't imply your writing is meaningfu…
17: 2014-08-11: RT @BadLamaArt: If you expect to be a writer, you have to carve out time in your life to actually do it, which is probably harder than writ
18: 2014-07-08: RT @guardian: Writing doesn't pay... Authors' incomes collapse to 'abject' levels
19: 2014-06-29: RT @AdviceToWriters: The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes.
20: 2014-06-14: Neil Gaiman on his writing process, via @nytimes
21: 2014-05-18: My 1995 article on Area 51 in Covert Action. My most difficult write assignment to date.
22: 2014-03-05: First USA review of my first novel, Limbo (written and published in 58 days)
23: 2014-02-20: RT @kittybrucknell: I want a book publisher to take a look at @BadDalaiLama writings so badly. This guy needs some recognition!!! #amazing …
24: 2013-12-27: Humans are actors, wanting to fill a role provided for them. Few are capable of writing the play.
25: 2013-10-06: On My Bucket List: Write a rambling paranoid manifesto to justify my actions.
26: 2013-09-27: Oxymoron alert: "unbiased journalism" (You can't write about anything without a starting position.)
27: 2013-09-11: @laurenahayes This is a "bromide". Could be written about any unhappy event. Live life to the fullest. Hug your loved ones. Gimme a break!
28: 2013-06-19: RT @impropaganda: The quality of a writer on the internet is inversely proportional to how repeatedly they remind you their work is copyrig…
29: 2013-06-16: Co-written by a guy at my hostel ==> RT @latimes: Turkish riot police clear demonstrators from Istanbul park
30: 2013-06-04: Don't interrupt me during travel planning. You wouldn't annoy Beethoven while he is writing a symphony, would you?
31: 2013-05-24: "Culture vs. Choice" - today's 2-page writing sample
32: 2013-05-16: "Escape from Narcissism" - today's one-page writing sample (pdf)
33: 2013-05-15: No college writing program ever produced a great writer.
34: 2013-05-15: "The Blessing and Curse of Childhood" - today's one-page writing sample (pdf)
35: 2013-05-06: RT @brainpicker: “No male writer is likely to be asked to sit on a panel addressing itself to the special problems of a male writer.” http:…
36: 2013-04-15: Watch what you tweet about in Turkey (or write books about)
37: 2013-03-21: Writer's block is my old friend. I have nothing to fear from him because I know, with meditation, I can always find a way around him.
38: 2013-03-19: The Meaning of Life in 3 pages! (written this morning)
39: 2013-02-24: To be a great writer, photographer or sculptor, you must do it every day. Why do filmmakers think they are exempt?
40: 2013-02-13: If you have time to write your memoirs you have stopped doing anything memorable to write about.
41: 2013-02-09: The Superhero Handbook: 3-minute audio reading from my current writing project
42: 2013-02-03: RT @kasthomas: Don't "aspire" to be a writer. Go make some typos.
43: 2013-01-26: "The Art of the Frame" - my new essay written yesterday. Where should a work of art begin and end?
44: 2013-01-24: "The Art of the Frame" - an essay I don't have time to write right now, but here is the illustration (shot today)
45: 2013-01-22: @BadDalaiLama That last tweet written under a coconut tree.
46: 2013-01-20: Our new Lite feed: @BadLamaArt - our wisdom on creativity, film, writing, photography and art.
47: 2013-01-19: The trouble with Christians is they take the Bible as a bible, as though it was written by God and not a series of storytellers.
48: 2013-01-17: Any time and energy spent running a writers group cannot be used for your own writing.
49: 2013-01-16: The dirty little secret of Hollywood is the whole thing rests on the writer. Without him, no one else would know what to do.
50: 2013-01-16: William Goldman (writer of Butch Cassidy etc) in new interview via @lawnrocket 1.5 hours. Mostly his personal history.
51: 2013-01-04: There are many kinds of gamblers in show biz. Producers play high-stakes roulette. Writers count cards in poker. Actors play the lottery.
52: 2013-01-03: @aristosophy You're writing from a field on the Czech/Austrian border? Or is that just where the body is buried?
53: 2012-12-20: "The Panhandler"—my new original story for a short film, written today. An American success story!
54: 2012-12-18: A lifetime of writing has finally paid off! I am now a published author - in Turkish!
55: 2012-12-15: "Psychotherapy" - my first lesbian short film (in written form). Completed today.
56: 2012-12-13: Peter Jackson, George Lucas—blessed with infinite resources including access to the world's best writers. Why did they go bad?
57: 2012-12-10: "Inventacon" - treatment for a short film written today An amateur inventor submits his idea.
58: 2012-12-06: RT @brainpicker: “A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.” E. B. White htt ...
59: 2012-10-17: @BadDalaiLama Dude, that Superhero Handbook is great writing!
60: 2012-10-02: "Dr. Bad's Miracle Weight Loss Plan" - my dieting advice, written today.
61: 2012-09-23: "Washington, D.C.—Best Transportation Hub in USA!" - Travel advice, written this morning.
62: 2012-09-22: "Personal Growth and the Threshold of Pain" - my new philosophy essay written this morning.
63: 2012-09-20: "Predictive Hedonism: Where Meaning Comes From" - My latest philosophy essay, written today.
64: 2012-09-11: Sitting in Vilnius, Lithuania, writing a one-page autobiography for the Turkish language edition of my collected essays. #notjoking
65: 2012-09-08: @LadyFriday #Should #you #write #a #tweet #entirely #in #hashtags?
66: 2012-08-18: It is silly to call someone an "aspiring" writer or artist. Either you do it now with the tools you have or it's empty talk.
67: 2012-08-12: Of the 14 songs I have written, this is my only love song. Perhaps a bit obsessive. Demo on video.
68: 2012-07-05: @OneFaithLove Writeasongaboutit
69: 2012-06-11: RT @LIFECOACHERS: Write a poem. Sing songs. Dance in the rain. Whatever you do, make it authentically yours, dipshit poem-writing, rain- ...
70: 2012-06-08: The rules as written are usually different from the rules as actually enforced. The latter you can learn only by experience.
71: 2012-06-05: In romance, you build the theatre, write the script, choose your own role and cast a lead actor. Don't rant at all actors if the play sucks.
72: 2012-06-03: @OneFaithLove Intriguing! Huge potential! One weakness, though, is being constrained by Plath's words. Write your own!
73: 2012-05-23: "Blood on the Windshield" - my original song written in Louisiana in 2009. Rerecorded today.
74: 2012-04-14: Part of the art of writing is anticipating how your words might be misinterpreted and refining them to avoid ambiguity.
75: 2012-04-12: RT @Kurt_Vonnegut: Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.
76: 2012-04-03: Writing music can be an exercise in apophenia. You listen to the noises in your head, pull out imaginary patterns and soon you have a song.
77: 2012-03-13: Isn't it ironic that Frank Sinatra's "My Way" was written by someone else?
78: 2012-03-04: Spent 2 hours today writing a 45 second tune.
79: 2012-02-24: A successful actor gains all the glory of playing a script but none of the satisfaction of writing it.
80: 2012-01-11: I wonder how many students majoring in creative writing actually publish novels. What is the success rate vs. a placebo?
81: 2012-01-11: @xtinewu You could write a song about that!
82: 2012-01-02: Sometimes I'm brutal when TV viewers write me about shows I'm on: "It's television. It's all fake. No UFOs. It's filmed from a script."
83: 2011-12-29: No amount of musical training can teach you to write an interesting song everyone is compelled to listen to.
84: 2011-12-26: .@AlternateEthos "What is movie score writing then?" <== The most important part of the movie! cc: @xtinewu
85: 2011-12-25: Becoming an actor is so appealing to young people because you don't have to have anything to say. Others will write lines for you.
86: 2011-12-16: "After so many years, I suddenly remembered that I enjoyed your writings and I decided to check what you are up to."
87: 2011-12-09: A Facebook friend writes about my "Case Against Marriage" book: "I disagree regarding the work's redundancy...
88: 2011-12-09: Back in 2007, we started writing a book, "The Case Against Marriage". Got to 30 chapters!
89: 2011-12-07: People who say "You should write a book," are still trapped in the 20th Century.
90: 2011-12-02: RT @piratehook3r Writing a manifesto is hard, y'all. <== No if you're paranoid enough and have plenty of time and bomb-making equipment.
91: 2011-11-26: Writing and recording a song is a creative process. Performing it live is a religious one. People are worshipping the gods who made it.
92: 2011-11-25: @Olivia_Sarai: "I'd like you to write about science, you're brilliant in every topic" <== Indeed I am! But who would pay for such wisdom?
93: 2011-11-17: RT @DalaiLama: Even more important than the warmth and affection we receive, is the w. and aff'n we give. <== Dude could write for Hallmark!
94: 2011-11-10: Cops write you tickets for speeding. Life hands you tickets for other mistakes, and the penalty could far exceed the offense.
95: 2011-11-02: You can't claim you need funding to write a great song. For the words and tune, the budget is trivial. It's all up to you.
96: 2011-10-25: Songs don't write themselves—although sometimes they do!
97: 2011-10-23: "Musician" does not mean "creative". It only means you can play the notes. Creative is writing the notes.
98: 2011-10-23: Elton John is the epitome of old school has-been. Hasn't written a good song in years. Lavish lifestyle, touring often enough to support it.
99: 2011-10-18: I have written 12 songs—some satirical, some serious. All are linked to this photo album:
100: 2011-10-18: The best song I have ever written is about PIRATES. Arrrrg! "Weekend Pirate" (2009)
101: 2011-07-01: RT @avphibes: @baddalailama I recommend as supplemental reading one of my favorite writings on depression:
102: 2011-06-26: Actor gets a big break. Stars in a hit movie written and directed by someone else. Becomes a prima donna. Thinks he did it all himself.
103: 2011-06-13: Our history is being written by the Gnomes of Wikipedia,
104: 2011-05-08: RT @badbanana: Trying to write a romantic Mother's Day poem for my wife. What's a word that rhymes with Lunchables?
105: 2011-05-08: The law tells you the speed limit. It doesn't tell you the speed where officers write tickets. That gap is where most of life is lived.
106: 2011-05-06: If you sit down to write the great novel and can't do it, no opportunity in the world is going to change that situation.
107: 2011-05-06: If you would be a songwriter, then write songs! Whether anyone sings them has no bearing on the quality of the product.
108: 2011-04-13: On My Bucket List: Write a rambling paranoid manifesto to justify my actions.
109: 2011-04-09: Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon from golden tablets written in "Reformed Egyptian". I believe this completely.
110: 2011-03-31: "If you wish to be a writer, write." —Epictetus via @philoquotes
111: 2011-03-28: Technology made us who we are (Where would we be without writing, fire or agriculture?) but that doesn't mean we're better with more of it.
112: 2011-03-28: @exurban "writing" <== LOL! Good one! I'll have to think about that!
113: 2011-03-26: To be a writer, write! To learn photography, pick up a camera. If you are waiting to be taught, then you've already failed.
114: 2011-03-25: .@o6uoq "argh do you believe all this stuff you write?" <== Yes.
115: 2011-03-24: Benefits of the internet: instant, free information. Costs: gutting the livelihoods of writers and artists—so lower quality information.
116: 2011-03-24: RT @amankaptan: @BadDalaiLama studying creative writing makes great sense. thanks to that lessons you'll learn ctreativity is not someth ...
117: 2011-03-24: Did anyone ever become a great writer by studying creative writing in college? Name one example.
118: 2011-03-24: Catch-22: If you're writing books or teaching seminars on creativity and innovation then you obviously aren't doing it yourself.
119: 2011-03-22: Travel isn't as easy as it seems. It's like someone putting a blank piece of paper in front of you and saying, "Write something!"
120: 2011-03-20: RT @shwaywhat: @BadDalaiLama but there are symphonies written that have great meaning. If you can't hear emotions and feelings in music ...
121: 2011-03-06: Can an actor survive without a writer feeding him lines?
122: 2011-03-03: Essential communication skills of cyberspace: twittering, photography, blog writing, video making, speaking to a camera.
123: 2011-02-08: On Our Favorites List: The greatest song ever written! "The Lumberjack Song" by Monty Python. ♫
124: 2011-02-01: Many play in the band. Few will ever write the song.
125: 2011-01-24: Some of our finest essays were written between May 2008 and March 2010: (Then we discovered video!)
126: 2011-01-17: The law consists not just of what is written but how courts have interpreted those words—called case law. That's where the real wisdom lies.
127: 2011-01-16: The spoken word is much more subtle and powerful than anything written, especially if you are talking to just one person in front of you.
128: 2011-01-16: All the best shit—the glittery, spangly, primo shit—the shit you want to write home about—that shit comes from L.A.!
129: 2011-01-04: RT @AddamBONGG Most "wisdom" is actually foolishness written by those who have never set foot beyond their safe haven.
130: 2010-12-22: Darn near the best existential song ever written: "Desperado" by the Eagles.
131: 2010-12-06: People who say "You should write a book," are still trapped in the 20th Century.
132: 2010-11-30: You can't teach someone creative writing or film. Either they're inclined to pick up a pen or video camera or they're not.
133: 2010-11-28: A "home" is where you sleep, write, think, change clothes and store a limited cache of supplies. A dorm room is optimal, a house excessive.
134: 2010-11-21: An actor is someone who can recite a writer's words, follow a director's instructions and then say, "I made this!"
135: KilroyCafe: 2010-10-26: Anyone can play Guitar Hero. Few can write decent songs that others want to sing.
136: KilroyCafe: 2010-09-04: On my bucket list: Become a writer of Hallmark greeting cards, voicing awkward sentiments for those who can't do it themselves.
137: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-30: If you ever have time to sit down and write your memoirs, you've pretty much stopped living.
138: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-27: Elvis supposedly changed music, but he wrote none of his own songs, so didn't the writers actually change music? Wasn't Elvis a fraud?
139: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-14: I'll wager that most of the graffiti on the walls of Graceland was written by people who weren't alive when Elvis was.
140: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-02: On my bucket list: Write a catchy but meaningless slogan for a major advertising campaign selling a product no one really needs.
141: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-29: Hollywood is the refuge of bad writers.
142: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-25: Best writing guide ever! (for film, fiction) "Rules of thumb from Mamet; funny and, mostly, undeniable." @MJMcKean
143: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-07: When you dedicate your life to a single medium (music, photography, writing, etc), you end up with fine technical skills and nothing to say.
144: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-24: There is no subject taught at the lectern that can't be better taught by a talented teacher writing and a motivated student reading.
145: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-10: No need to remind me! My mistakes are written on the inside of my skull - tattoos that will never come off.
146: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-10: Modern society is built on written rules. Once enacted, though, the rules become the enemy, because they don't respond well to change.
147: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-09: Pity the poor voiceover artist: doomed to read scripts he doesn't write, promoting products he doesn't use, as convincingly as possible.
148: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-23: The biggest problem of law is that the people who write it are usually detached from its effects.
149: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-22: Law is an attempt to solve social problems by a system of written rules. The rules, alas, never quite work as intended.
150: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-20: RT @FakeAPStylebook: Write about municipal bond issues as most local government officials see them: Problem-free money fountains.
151: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-20: Avatar: How can you spend $300 million on a movie and nothing on the writing? Cameron wrote it himself, and Cameron is a dick.
152: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-07: Why does everyone want to know about the actors? They would be lost without invisible writers creating the story and feeding them lines.
153: KilroyCafe: 2009-11-07: Overheard on the light rail in Phoenix: "In the the future, if you are going to write one of those emails, send it to me first."
154: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-10: Anyone can play "Guitar Hero". Almost no one can write decent songs that others want to sing.
155: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-07: Creative writing classes are a fraud. You can't teach creativity. Either you figure it out on your own and do it, or you don't.
156: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-14: I have written my own software to archive and search my past tweets in interesting ways.
157: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-06: Law is written by image-conscious legislators elected by dim-witted voters to address the public hysteria of the moment.
158: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-26: If a sentimental dipshit like Manilow can write the songs, I can too!
159: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-17: "Write what you love, but don’t be in love with what you write." @genebrady
160: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-13: Most people who perform music are incapable of writing it.
161: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-01: A tragic country music song (yet to be written): Already belong to someone else when the right one comes along.
162: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-31: What happened to the gold tablets written in Reformed Egyptian after Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon from them? God took em back!
163: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-27: The blind assumptions of law are that problems are fixed by written rules and by battle in court, but both things can BECOME the problem.
164: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-08: Before you praise an actor or singer, ask yourself: Did they actually write the words that came out of their mouth?
165: KilroyCafe: 2009-04-30: Here's an article on UFO's at Area 51 written by a much younger Glenn Campbell - 15 years ago!
166: KilroyCafe: 2009-04-30: I have written a new philosophy essay on addiction: "In Defense of Placebos" (Kilroy Cafe #42) - Treatment doesn't work.
167: KilroyCafe: 2009-04-27: Actors and directors are the mere hand puppets of the writer.
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