By September 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Completely and utterly awe-struck!

Rob Legato is now on my list of six people, living or dead, I’d like to have dinner with.

Treat yourself to 16:27 of awe with this TED Talk.

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How Mazda did rings around Saturn
By September 9, 2012 3 Comments Read More →

How Mazda did rings around Saturn

Those days are gone my friend. I thought they’d never end.

Posted in: Rambles
Morris Lessmore reminds us of the power of books and stories
By October 13, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Morris Lessmore reminds us of the power of books and stories

Oh wow! Whitney Hoffman called me early last month eager to get my opinion of an innovative new children’s book experience. “It’s called The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore,” she said. “I’m really interested in what you think.” Andrea, my wife, and I ran a podcast and blog about children’s books and their creators. We […]

Posted in: Books, Cool stuff, Review
What Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White can teach us
By October 16, 2010 4 Comments Read More →

What Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White can teach us

We’re not all guitar players or songwriters. However, there’s a lot to be learned from them. The film It Might Get Loud, a “guitar-player round table” featuring Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White, appeals to three passions of mine: creativity and the creative process music movie production (particularly documentary) These interests might not be […]

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A standing ovation for RiP: A remix manifesto
By March 28, 2009 7 Comments Read More →

A standing ovation for RiP: A remix manifesto

It wasn’t until the end credits finished rolling at the Ottawa premiere of RiP: A remix manifesto that the audience at the Mayfair Theatre gave the film a roaring round of applause that grew… and grew… and eventually became a standing ovation.  The audience wasn’t just being polite, the end credits were packed with attribution […]

MacHeads Trailer
By October 21, 2008 1 Comments Read More →

MacHeads Trailer

It documents a cult of personality, geekery and marketing.  This is a movie I need to see.

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