December 16th, 2009 / 3:17 pm
Craft Notes

Mike Tyson on Writing

No such thing as great writing advice from writers. I learned most from candy and smothering and sitting on my ass.

As well, Mike Tyson’s got some knowledge:

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“My main objective is to be professional but to kill him.”

“There are nine million people who see me in the ring and hate my guts. Most of them are white. That’s okay. Just spell my name right.”

“One morning I woke up and found my favorite pigeon, Julius, had died I was devastated and was gonna use his crate as my stickball bat to honor him. I left the crate on my stoop and went in to get something and I returned to see the sanitation man put the crate into the crusher. I rushed him and caught him flush on the temple with a titanic right hand he was out cold, convulsing on the floor like a infantile retard.”

“I really dig Hannibal. Hannibal had real guts. He rode elephants into Cartilage.”

“I try to catch him right on the tip of the nose, because I try to push the bone into the brain.”

“I could have knocked him out in the third round but I wanted to do it slowly, so he would remember this night for a long time.”

“I can sell out Madison Square Garden masturbating.”

“I’m on the Zoloft to keep from killing y’all.”

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106 Comments

  1. nema

      I thought i was the only person who believed Mike was molested by the old man (or someone very close to him), I truly believed Mike was turned out at an early age and he doesn’t know how to feel…he stuck between loving and honoring someone who gave him so much but yet this person also violated him.

  2. nema

      I thought i was the only person who believed Mike was molested by the old man (or someone very close to him), I truly believed Mike was turned out at an early age and he doesn’t know how to feel…he stuck between loving and honoring someone who gave him so much but yet this person also violated him.

  3. herocious

      when oprah asked him what drugs he’s done. tyson said, ‘everything’

  4. Herocious

      everything

  5. Bullshooters Bar

      I think Mike was fighting the devel his whole life thank god he was discovered to show us all the power that can come out of an angry man I think he should be proud of what he has done. I THINK HE IS A GREAT MAN.

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