Author Interview: John Scalzi

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JOHN SCALZI is one of the most popular and acclaimed SF authors to emerge in the last decade. His massively successful debut Old Man’s War won him science fiction’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. His New York Times bestsellers include The Last Colony, Fuzzy Nation, and Redshirts; which won 2013’s Hugo Award […]

Teenage

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The wartime invention of a teenager is captured in Matt Wolf’s documentary titled Teenage, which is adapted from Jon Savage’s book, Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture 1875-1945. The film examines the birth of the teenager phenomenon, their emotions, their culture, and how society impacts them, and how they impact society. Viewers are drawn into […]

Canon and Ron Howard: Project Imagina8ion, Project Imaginat10n

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I think what Ron Howard says in this video is dead-on for creative people. “You’re sharing something you created and it’s aimed to generate a reaction. You don’t always know exactly what the reaction is going to be, nor should you always know, but it is important that you begin to understand what kinds of […]

Andrew Stanton Storytelling at TED.com

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The Greatest Story Commandment: “Make me care,” says Andrew Stanton about the art of storytelling, who has written animated films Finding Nemo, Toy Story, WALL-E, A Bug’s Life, Monsters, Inc. and the non-animated film John Carter. “Storytelling is joke telling. It’s knowing your punch line; you’re ending. Knowing everything you’re saying from the first sentence […]