Nothing I Like To Do Pays Well

Josh Spilker
4 min readFeb 16, 2024

This article first appeared on my Substack! It’s more about books and culture than what I typically write about on Medium.

I was in a conversation the other night about identity and where we derive it from, and then the many parts of our identity.

The title of this post comes from Charles Portis, a novelist. I recently read a book from him and found that quote — “Nothing I like to do