Would you like to be inspired? Here’s What You Should Do…

“If you’ve ever seen a painting, or watched a movie, or read a novel, or enjoyed a performance, or followed a television show that moved you on some essential level, you probably wondered: What inspired that? We’ve wondered that, too. So we asked. What follows are the answers, in all their varied glory, to that question. In part it’s an investigation into the enigmatic nature of creative inspiration. (Which, it turns out, is often not so enigmatic. Step 1: Work. Step 2: Be frustrated. Step 3: Repeat.)”

Read how inspiration fires for Alicia Keys, Anthony Bourdain, Michael Chabon, Quentin Tarantino, Al Pacino, Junot Diaz and others in The New York Times Magazine: Inspiration Issue, September 30, 2012


  1. 😆


  2. I thought this was a great article when I read it Sunday, and then put it in the recyclables with the rest of the papar, forgetting that I wanted to keep it. I’m so glad you posted this David. Thank you and Happy Tuesday..


  3. Great article…..


  4. LaDona's Music Studio says:

    10,000 hours.


  5. I have to stay on top of what and the way I think, David!!


  6. Good article. Love the picture with Pacino. One of my favorite movies especially the end.


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