Our “post-truth, post-shame” world needs the comedian’s ruthless clarity and respect for the audience. This post is inspired by wise words from Nitin Sawhney, Whitney Cummings, Matt Stoller and Sean Jones QC.
September’s #SaturdaySix – a sextet of things that have inspired or amused me over the past month. Includes: skeletons; the word “aestivation” (via the great Robert Macfarlane); lamps and introverts; Helen Reynold’s crash course in stand-up comedy; Daleks; and the lovely Coach George Raveling.
Empathy and communication are in short supply, but more valuable than ever. They can take us to the heart of things and help us see into the hearts of others. "The ability to kill is as innate as our ability to love.“* Wild at heart. The world is not going to become any less crazy […]