“Happiness is complicated and you become more complicated as you age. Your reactions become more complicated. If you don’t become more complicated you’re just an asshole. George W. Bush is not complicated.”
James Murphy, of Lcd Soundsystem, writes about losing his edge.
On Five Dials #13, The Festival Issue (featuring Mike Watt, members of Arcade Fire, Guided by Voices, more).
Also check out Five Dials #11. A celebration of the life of David Foster Wallace with contributions by Don DeLillo, Jonathan Franzen, Zadie Smith, George Saunders and others.
(illustration by Raymond Pettibon)