I tend to view my life as an accident, almost as a dream.
I’d like to sit down with Hillary Clinton onstage and ask her about Glass Steagall and all the big banks and her own campaign contributions.
Everybody loved me running for president in ’91 and ’92 because they never knew a presidential candidate before.
I wake up with a sense of wonder. I don’t dread the future. I like it.
With Instagram, you’re captioning a moment. Twitter is the caption without the image. Even if it’s there, the words come first.
The thing about not being historically a mainstream writer is that everyone feels like you’re theirs: you’re their friend.
A vote should be generative, not like business as usual, which is what voting feels like for most of us.
Having big audiences when you’re on a book tour is like Valhalla if you’re a person who used to sell Girl Scout cookies on the side. Because you want to give the reading that will sell the most books.
I thought ‘Chelsea Girls’ was going to change my life.
Evolution is not an even process. There are surges, and there are micromoments. Certainly a career as an artist is that way.