Jason Chatfield
New York-based Australian Comedian & Cartoonist for the New Yorker. Obsessed with productivity hacks, the creative process, and the Oxford comma.
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Every morning I take the dog out for a walk for an hour or so. No earbuds, no phone, just a book under my arm, a pencil in my hand and a poop bag in my pocket.

Some of the best creative ideas I’ve ever had have come to me in…

I looked back at my credit card bill for June and scratched my head at more than a few line items I didn’t remember. There was an awful lot of very specific online retail spending, and for the life of me, I couldn’t remember why I’d ordered it.

In the…

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TL;DR: I switched out Social Media for direct subscription-based inbox distribution of my work and it has yielded way more than social ever did. + it won’t ever be shadow-banned by a buggy algorithm that doesn’t understand satire.

I joined Twitter about 9 months after it started. It was 2006…

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Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.

— W.H. Auden, 1958

I just finished reading and re-reading two books about productive creative workers that had the same correlation in them:

  1. Mason Currey’s fantastic book Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. I couldn’t put it down. …

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