1. I really thought Warren Craghead's How To Be Everywhere was an incredible book.
2. Also in pencil, Curio Cabinet #3 goes on my short list of perfect mini-comics--in ink. Currently hard to find. I'll let you know when I figure out where you can get one.
If you can convert whatever it is you're trying to remember into vivid mental images and then arrange them in some sort of imagined architectural space, known as a memory palace, memories can be made virtually indelible.-from Joshua Foer's article on Memory in the November 2007 National Geographic.
...vivid images...then arrange them in some sort of...architectural space...
...Well, I know that the apocalyptic imagination is usually a lack of imagination; it refuses to face the dull prose of suffering, refuses to understand just how bad things can get without history coming to an end. Empires can limp on for centuries.-metameat
...My framed Ulysses poster fell off the wall and shattered, but I’m the kind of guy who keeps a spare framed Ulysses poster in the basement.