AUSTIN KLEON: “So, what do you do?” “I'm an artist.”


We all know what it’s like: you’re at a party and somebody asks you what you do, and you have to answer, “I’m an artist,” or, “I’m a writer,” or, even worse, “I’m a cartoonist.”

It usually goes something like this dialogue at the end of Unforgiven:

MUNNY: You sure you ain’t…