How David Shapiro, Creator of Pitchfork Reviews Reviews, Does Money

David Shapiro is the pen name of a writer who created a Tumblr blog called Pitchfork Reviews Reviews. He then wrote a novel (You’re Not Much Use to Anyone, out now) about a character named David who created a Tumblr blog called Pitchfork Reviews Reviews. We talked about his career and his money.

No But Really, Do 1 Thing

Thursday is a great day to do that 1 thing you don’t want to do but also don’t want to continue thinking about doing.

I just made myself open a piece of certified mail from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Did I want to? No. Was it kind of painful and scary? Yes. Was I inspired by the blue skies and sunshine? Sure. Appparentttllyyyyyyyy if I am reading these 5000 pieces of paper correctly, I owe the state $480 and they are prepared to take it from my paychecks if I don’t start paying them back. CALM DOWN NEW YORK STATE, I’M ON IT. Anyway, calling them now.

1 Thing Is Gonna Melt All This Stuff

1 thing 2 do.

Driver Roll Up the Partition Please Don’t Need You Seeing Yonce Doing 1 Thing

1 thing 2 do.

You Ask Me, 1 Thing Is Winning

1 thing 2 do.

Let 1 Thing Go

1 thing 2 do.

The Most Effective Product Placement in True Detective

True detective.

I Don’t Sleep I Just Dream of 1 Thing

1 thing 2 do.

A Brief Chat with a Person With Tax Season Affective Disorder

Vanessa hates taxes.

A Chat With a Woman Fielding Four Job Offers (Our Hero)

What’s it like to get a bunch of job offers?