What inspires me: “Lunch with the FT”

I was recently introduced to the Financial Times’ “Lunch with the FT” editorial (big-ups Grandma!)

It is a true testament of their thought-provoking and edifying journalism, and really goes to show that one can accomplish virtually anything in that field.

If only one day eh? You never know…

Anyway, here is a segment from the FT’s Lunch with George RR Martin, the brain behind the Game of Thrones phenomenon.

Y’all should check the FT for more dope interviews with some of the world’s brightest cats, from the pens of some of the world’s illest journalists (peep http://www.ft.com/life-arts/lunch-with-the-ft)

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Lunch with the FT: George RR Martin

Halfway through lunch at the Delaunay, a fashionable European-style brasserie in London, George RR Martin compares the giant slab of breaded chicken on my plate to a map of a fantasy kingdom. The fact that he is one of the world’s biggest-selling fantasy writers, and creator of the books on which the hit television series Game of Thrones is based, makes this a little less surprising than it might otherwise be. But not much. Pointing at my irregularly shaped food with his knife, he elaborates: “There are various little inlets where cities could be,” he says jovially, as if he were making the most obvious comparison in the world…

To read the rest of the interview, check out: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/bd1e2638-a8b7-11e1-a747-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1xWgq079o

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