"The funny thing is that you get to a certain point and you can't quit. Because I always worried: if you quit, you'll quit again. The only way out was to go forward, to learn your way and write your way out of it." -John McPhee, interviewed in the Paris Review Everyone interested in the craft of writing ought to read this. The man's a treasure trove.
Please try to see Soundgarden on this tour. Even if you aren't in love with their music. Chris Cornell's voice is the ageless shriek of the gods. It's too impossible to pass up. For reals, y'all. It's a dream instrument.
As a bonus, the Mars Volta open the show with their insane brand of face melting.