"What is it about us, as humans. that needs to tell stories? Why are we so desperate to have narrative? Why is it not possible for us to just live in the mess? We have to create this kind of art of storytelling around the events in our lives. Otherwise, like, it’s just too much. It’s just too bewildering."
—Sarah Polley (The Treatment with Elvis Mitchell, May 22, 2013)
A dark film, but filled with many moments of humour. Ruffalo, Gyllenhaal and Downey Jr make for a ‘killer’ trio.
I finally know why Vine was invented.
If you read one thing today, make it Anna Deavere Smith on confidence and what self-esteem really means
Filmmaker Andrew Stanton (“Toy Story,” “WALL-E”) shares what he knows about storytelling — starting at the end and working back to the beginning.
"The best stories invoke wonder…"
Unreleased AT&T Commercial featuring Future’s “You Deserve It”… Brilliant.
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This deserves to be aired!
Thanks to the new Apple iPad Air for reminding us…
We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.
To quote from Whitman, “O me! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless… of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life?”
That you are here - that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. That the powerful play *goes on* and you may contribute a verse.
What will your verse be?