The Climate Question Is science fiction holding back climate action? For centuries, we’ve been reading, watching and listening to science fiction. And all too often, it’s pretty pessimistic about our future, especially when it touches on the topic of climate … Continue reading Great Conversation About The Nature of Science Fiction, How Art Affects Real Life, and Empowering Writing in Effective Ways for Addressing Climate Change – from BBC’s ‘The Climate Question’
Bruce Springsteen sells his entire music catalogue for $500m By Mark SavageBBC Music Correspondent Bruce Springsteen has sold the master recordings and publishing rights for his life’s work to Sony for a reported $500m (£376m). The deal gives Sony ownership … Continue reading Bruce Springsteen sells his entire music catalogue for $500m
Weekly Writing Prompt – 10/24/2021 – 10/31/2021 – Shadow – Light, Presence & Depart; Collage a Mess of Images/Ideas, Turning Too Much to Enough. This We Call Art. Guillaume Chiron is a French artist who enjoys making humorous collages inspired by domestic life in … Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt – 10/24/2021 – 10/31/2021 – A Scene in a Philosophical Novel: Like a Surrealist Collage – Here We Are, at Long Last, In the Wild World.
I thought of this today, and wondered if it might be safely archived on the internet. I found it on this blog: duh.blog and am thankful it is still in currency. The preamble before ‘This is an interview from 2000’ … Continue reading Dave Eggers Interview/Essay on the Dubiety of Those Who Would Ask After Your Shit-Real-Keeping- Merits, Versus Those Who Would Say Yes to Something New and Different
Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy Submissive to everything, open, listening Try never get drunk outside yr own house Be in love with yr life Something that you feel will find its own form Be … Continue reading You’re a Genius All the Time – Jack Kerouac’s 30 tips of ‘Belief and Technique for Modern Prose’ for Spontaneous Creative Writing
Paul Thomas Anderson has directed and also written a number of beloved and acclaimed films including the magnificent Magnolia (1999), Boogie Nights (1997), Punch Drunk Love (2002), Inherent Vice (2014), Hard Eight (1996), and The Master (2012). Continue reading Writer / Director Paul Thomas Anderson Talks Blank-Page Intimidation – And Some Ways To Start With More Than Nothing
A speech from incomparable screenwriter and director Charlie Kaufman, on writing. Kaufman writes on heavy themes with films that dance with light and color. His most recent film is a Netflix original titled ‘I’m thinking of ending things’ and the … Continue reading Inspirational Writing Advice From Charlie Kaufman | On Writing
One of my favorite podcasts – the organist From The Believer Magazine – A Compendium of art and culture and interesting things – Listen here Or Wherever You Get your podcasts “The refraction of the eye; including a complete treatise … Continue reading The Organist Podcast – april 4 2019 – the narrative line