"Passion in writing or art—or in a lover—can make you overlook a lot of flaws. Passion is underrated. I think we should all produce work with the urgency of outsider artists, panting and jerking off to our kinky private obsessions. Sophistication is conformist, deadening. Let's get rid of it."
—Dodie Bellamy, from Barf Manifesto
Bellamy's blog: http://dodie-bellamy.blogspot.com/2008/09/barf-manifesto-is-out.html