14
Aug
15

Urban exploration on the deserted islands of Second Life

Think back to 2007. Remember Second Life hitting the news? We were all meant to be living there, meeting our partners and spending vast amounts of money in its virtual worlds. It's still alive and well but some people moved out long ago.

Think back to 2007. Remember Second Life hitting the news? We were all meant to be living there, meeting our partners and spending vast amounts of money in its virtual worlds. It’s still alive and well but some people moved out long ago.

25
Jun
15

Ira Glass on storytelling

Ira Glass of radio show This American Life talks to Public Radio International in this series of videos. Partly about storytelling but also covers some tips for starting a career as a storyteller. All very interesting.

Ira Glass of radio show This American Life talks to Public Radio International in this series of videos. Partly about storytelling but also covers some tips for starting a career as a storyteller. All very interesting.

06
Mar
14

Five obscure and captivating movies

Some movies hold a special place in your heart. They're the kind that you stumble across at 1:30am on a Monday morning, watch bleary-eyed to the end and then spend years trying to remember their names. You spend the next few years insisting everyone should watch them.

Some movies hold a special place in your heart. They’re the kind that you stumble across at 1:30am on a Monday morning, watch bleary-eyed to the end and then spend years trying to remember their names. You spend the next few years insisting everyone should watch them.

28
Feb
14

Ten writing prompts

Stuck for something to write? Here are some prompts to kickstart things.

Stuck for something to write? Here are some prompts to kickstart things.

15
Feb
14

Is streaming changing the TV show as a concept?

In a great interview with Beau Willimon (the man behind the US remake of House of Cards), The Atlantic explores how original programming on services like Netflix has changed TV.

In a great interview with Beau Willimon (the man behind the US remake of House of Cards), The Atlantic explores how original programming on services like Netflix has changed TV.

07
Feb
14

Get your heads together?

Is creativity a group activity or are we better off left to our own devices?

Is creativity a group activity or are we better off left to our own devices?

23
Feb
11

Ray Bradbury on writing