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Ender’s Game: Already Waiting for the Remake

Do you remember those advertisements in the 80’s & 90’s for greatest hits albums? $19.99 buys you *all* the best songs of the 50’s, 60’s AND 70’s! But it turns out everything has been redone by a passable but far from stellar cover band? That’s Ender’s Game the movie. To be fair, despite its size, […]

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“Holy Motors” or “My Life as a Voice-over Artist”

 
This is something I’ve been meaning to write about for a while. If you’re a voice-over talent and you haven’t seen the French surrealist film Holy Motors you should. Also, stop reading now because I’m about to let loose some spoilers.
[SPOILER ALERT]
The film is set in the near/alternate future and follows an actor around as […]

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Global Storytelling: What is it?!

Here’s a joke for you: How many storytellers does it take to change a lightbulb? Only one. Get more than that and they’ll just sit around in the dark swapping stories about all the lightbulbs they changed before.
In all seriousness can storytelling accomplish anything as meaningful as even changing a lightbulb? In an attempt to […]

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Evernote Mixer

As a big fan (read: addict) of Evernote I attended their first ever NYC mixer tonight. I managed to catch most of the panel discussion where the CEOs of Evernote, Meetup.com, and some filsharing site shared their insights about what competition means to high tech startups.
As a small business owner, and one who sees […]

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