Commonplace: Lady Gaga.

August 5th, 2012

“When you make music or write or create, it’s really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you’re writing about at the time.”

–Lady Gaga, quoted in the August 2012 Esquire

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She’s right. After you’ve gone on that remorseless bender, then you can let your critical-thinking faculties take over and refine the work, polish it, give it more structure (or less). But at first: go crazy. You can’t get an STD from an idea.

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