SS: [laughs] Yeah, I have a lot of really weird stuff. I don’t know if anyone wants to hear it.
Pitchfork: Weirder than The Age of Adz?
SS: Oh yeah. I did some stuff with my stepdad, Lowell— Music for Insomnia— a couple years ago, and it was like improvised noise. That’s really where my heart is, unfortunately. I’m less interested in songwriting and more into just making noise
This weekend, I went to Chicago to move all of my stuff out of my former apartment on campus. When I got to campus, I realized I had $800 of unused money on my meal plan, which the university refused to refund. So, in an effort to stick it to the university one last time, I managed to spend all…
Love, Life, and Everything: Or why life is not like a romantic comedy
1. Well-adjusted people are rarely brilliant. Brilliant people are rarely well-adjusted. 2. Well-adjusted people are generally successful. Brilliant people tend towards extremes and suffer from doubt and self-sabotage. 3. Like attracts like. Brilliant people are bored by the well-adjusted, the well-adjusted are depressed by the brilliant. Cognitive dissonance ensues when Brilliance realizes fiscal success is wasted on philistines. The well-adjusted experience cognitive dissonance when they realize quirky dysfunction sucks in real life. 4. The rich get richer and cultural capital becomes fetishized by the brilliant. 5. We have babies. 6. Rinse 7. Repeat.