Give up? You might as well, because you’re not going to guess. It’s that they all brightened up my lunchtime today, courtesy of the always-fascinating Letters of Note and its upstart sibling Lists of Note. Stop what you’re doing and read all three of them: it’s worth it.
Stanley Kubrick’s list of titles in search of a script
Thelonious Monk’s advice to musicians
Groucho Marx’s letter to the Franklin Corporation