http://wp.me/p10512-hx8 Hmmm…it’s interesting to hear a model aknoweldge her privilege. But there’s little here in the way of why things are they way they are and how things can be changed for the better.
I’m not the greatest cook. But my food does taste good and the number of times I burn, under-season, or explode things in the kitchen has dropped off significantly. Not least because of a dwindling discretionary fund. But I had to go through a bunch of thoroughly unhelpful cookbooks and cooking shows to get to [...]
Tonight marks the 20th anniversary of Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company – a modern dance company that tells the intimate but universal story of immigrants and hyphenated Americans coming to terms with their identity and place in American culture.
The 99% published a series of tests you can take to figure out when you’re most creative: morning, afternoon, evening, at home, at work, etc.
A couple of days ago the 99% posted an article on “layering” versus multi-tasking and how that affects productivity.
A trick of the trade in the blogging world is coming up with a good series that readers will wait in anticipation for you to post then share wildly with their friends. But how do you know if your series idea is gonna be good for the long haul? First of all, not all series [...]
This is the infernal question many a journalist must ask whenever they get a tip or overhear a conversation in the bathroom stalls of The Caucus Room.
I believe that anyone in an organization can be creative. In fact, I think employers should give more time off to workers who pursue Informal Arts. But more on that later. From accountants to copywrtiers, the creative potential is there. But it’s usually drowned by drudgery. Even creatives who work in-house are subject to “Let’s [...]
It’s tough going it alone, especially in a field that you have natural talents but only some experience. Recently, I’ve been focusing on becoming a better copywriter and features/magazine writer. I set weekly goals for myself but more often than not, those goals fall by the way side. Working full-time is a serious drain on [...]
For the last, I don’t know, 10 years my creativity has come in spurts and wells, ebbs and eddies. It’s never been so consistent. And really the only thing that I pursued doggedly was singing – which varied week by week, month by month. It’s always been difficult for me to think up great ideas [...]