Your Brain on Fiction: "And there is evidence that just as the brain responds to depictions of smells and textures and movements as if they were the real thing, so it treats the interactions among fictional characters as something like real-life social encounters." (pic is from an ad)
Jim Lahey's No-Knead Pizza Dough
"How amusement parks hijack your brain"
"Today it has become necessary to demolish the myth of the ‘star’ artist who only produces masterpieces for a small group of ultra-intelligent people. It must be understood that as long as art stands aside from the problems of life it will only interest a very few people."
The Making of Pulp Fiction: Quentin Tarantino’s and the Cast’s Retelling | Vanity Fair