“As Soon As I’ve Checked My Emails”: Why Artists Procrastinate

The quote in the title (“Just as soon as I’ve checked my Emails”) is from a masterpiece of comedy and storytelling called “Dave Gorman’s Googlewhack adventure”. If you haven’t seen it yet, you really owe it to yourself to do so. Below is a short excerpt with probably the funniest, most accurate description of procrastination ever. Have a look:

Every artists in the world knows this to be true. We’ve all been there, some of us quite frequently. The big question is: Why? How come we find these stupid excuses not to do what we’ve chosen to do? After all, no one makes you become an artist – it’s not like taking out the garbage or doing your taxes. In fact, you’re probably doing it in spite of skeptical friends and family. You should love doing this thing! And yet, here you are looking at yet another cat video on Facebook. Why?

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