slutsky: INTERVIEWER Are there any shows that you particularly love? ECO The police series. Starsky and Hutch, for instance. INTERVIEWER That show doesn’t exist anymore. It’s from the seventies. ECO I know, but I was told that the complete series was just released on DVD, so I am thinking of acquiring it. Umberto Eco interviewed in the Paris Review.
it ain't backbreaking work, writing.
I mean, it ain’t backbreaking work, writing. And there’s no sense in making a precious and larger-than-life practice of it. I think that things like music, writing, filmmaking are all blue-collar jobs, and I think that it all just gets worse and worse the more people try to position themselves or their craft as anything more lofty what basically amounts to a job in the service of...