Playing music coincides directly with the essence of meditation, and therefore it's no surprise that the two are again linked with today's launch of the David Lynch Foundation's newest venture -- DLF Music's "Download for Good."
Co-written with novelist Nick Hornby, "A Working Day" is Ben Folds' commentary on popularity and hipness that skewers its topic while calling out the internet, blogs, and other social media in the process.
I truly believe that most people who should write... and who don't write... don't because they're afraid to find out that they're lousy at it. Not wanting to confront that unpleasant truth in myself, I invented powerful excuses not to write.
Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit the House on the Rock roadside attraction every year. It's a strange and wonderful place, but this weekend things got a bit weirder -- and more magical -- than usual.
I recently re-issued the free app as a lengthy excerpt and posted 150 pages of "Knife Music" on Scribd.com. Since then some folks have asked me whether giving away the whole book or these extended free samples has helped sell books.