Ira Glass on Storytelling

In these four short videos Ira Glass of NPR’s “This American Life” talks about what makes a great story. But more importantly he talks about his development as a story-teller. Ira speaks of the years of trial and error and development that went into his becoming the great story-teller he is today. Ira Glass on […]

Cultivating Genius in the 21st Century

Why do so many geniuses hit the mark at the same time? Why does genius grow in clusters? Does immigration and education create genius? History has the answers. A nice article by Jonah Lehrer. T. S. Eliot once remarked, “the great ages did not contain more talent. They wasted less.” Cultivating Genius in the 21st […]

How to Stimulate the Creative Process

Here are some simple steps to stimulate the creative process from http://www.howcast.com/. I think this video is especially good for people who don’t believe they are creative. Everyone is and can be creative. Its a matter of letting yourself be creative. So many of us were told repeatedly when we were younger to stop daydreaming, […]