Words – written or spoken, whispered or sung – can take you to some fantastic place. Celebrating the lovely writing of Chris Difford.
Each day in this life is a link in a chain. We have to accept that there will be days when all that matters is to have made it through, to have completed another link so that the chain remains unbroken.
In every moment, each of us has the choice to choose. We might not know we have it. But it never goes away.
What is the natural state of a song? What is the natural state of any idea when it is first born into this world?
What is the secret of the infectious sweetness of Bill & Ted? How can you stop good ideas turning from sweet to sour? Bill, Ted (and one of their creators, Ed Solomon) might just be able to help us answer these questions.
My pick of the podcasts that have meant the most to me in the second half of 2020, featuring: Tim Ferriss; Naval Ravikant; Brian Koppelman; Jared Yates Sexton; Scroobius Pip; El-P; Chris Hardwick; John Cleese; Talib Kweli; Jasmin Leigh; and Busta Rhymes!
Where does creativity spring from? Brian Koppelman’s fascinating podcast with Geddy Lee of Rush offers some possible answers to this impossible question.*
Creativity is in all of us, in one form or another. But how do you get that creativity out? This post spotlights some wise words on creativity from Neil Morrison and John Cleese.
How do you create a pure art place where everything lands? Zen lessons in creativity, purity and process from Rick Rubin and Richard Linklater… plus a little celebration of Clueless.
Inspired by his travels with Noma chef René Redzepi, Jeff Gordinier’s Hungry is a feast of insight and wisdom on risk and chaos, creativity and reinvention, leadership and excellence.