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Critic Hulk on “Should You Go to Film School”

Critic Hulk of the Badass Digest has an interesting take on the whole Film School question. WHILE MOST PEOPLE CAN SENSE THAT FILM SCHOOL OBVIOUSLY HAS SOME FORM OF WORTH, THE ACTUAL, QUANTIFIABLE WORTH FOR YOU MAY SEEM SOMEWHAT NEBULOUS. AND WHILE HULK THINKS THE VALUE OF FILM SCHOOL ITSELF CAN ACTUALLY BE DEFINED IN A PRETTY TANGIBLE WAY, Read MoreRead More

Andy Baio on the Copyright Infringement Culture

The January 2013 Portland/Creative Mornings features Andy Baio, writer and coder who loves making things most famous for Kind of Bloop, an 8bit remix Miles Davis’ best known album. The global theme for this month was “Reuse,” and Andy spoke about remix culture: “Cut, copy, paste. The ability to reuse and remix is so deeply Read MoreRead More

The Lie Most Frequently Told In Hollywood

Stephanie Palmer identifies what “No” looks like in the creative field and how “Maybe” and “Yes” sound in comparison. You know those stories where the hero is lied to, but doesn’t know it, and the best friend knows about the lie and has to decide whether or not to tell the hero?  With rare exception, Read MoreRead More

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. Trailer here: Watch this in full from PBS Read MoreRead More

TEDx: Dan Ariely on What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our Read MoreRead More

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