“Kearney isn’t interested in contributing to any legend of Spicer. He also isn’t so much interested in facts. As the journalist’s comment demonstrates, in reality they have a way of over time becoming entirely something else. On a recent visit to San Francisco Kearney was hanging out with poet Duncan McNaughton discussing the writing of this book and McNaughton advised “Don’t lose the encryption.” A modest directive intended to avoid selling out. Don’t ever be of “use” to whatever “authority” gathers attention around your work. In other words, don’t buy into the legend and don’t peddle it either. Kearney isn’t about to.”

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