WHYY Articulate TV asked artists to share the worst advice they've received. I said —

Saturday, May 7, 2016

When Kevin McElvaney of WHYY Articulate TV (my incredibly well-produced Articulate segment about memoir and Philadelphia can be found here) asked me to share the best advice I'd ever been given, I, being me, could only think of the worst. Turns out I wasn't the only one whose mind triggered back to the advice that was not followed.

So here (link) we are—fashion designer Wale Oyejide, photographer and blogger Conrad Benner, poet Alyesha Wise, singer/songwriter Rodney Anonymous, and me—reflecting on what we did not listen to, and why not listening mattered.
Wale Oyej—reflecting on what we refused to listen to.


Liviania said...

It's interesting that sometimes it is easier to remember the advice not followed.

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