Month: July 2020

Where Do Ideas Come From? Stimulating Imagination

Pulp Fiction, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, The Godfather. What do they have in common? They all started with good ideas. They’re imaginative. So how can I stimulate my own imagination? Where do good ideas come from? Creativity is a muscle and the… Continue Reading “Where Do Ideas Come From? Stimulating Imagination”

Does The Artist’s Intention Matter? A Debate About Creation

A gorilla fighting a man on a jet-pack. That’s what I saw this morning when I looked up at the clouds. It was a sight to behold and I regret not taking a picture of the epic, cumulonimbus clash. I wasn’t the only one… Continue Reading “Does The Artist’s Intention Matter? A Debate About Creation”

A Pandemic’s Impact On Theatre: An Interview With Jason Brubaker

Theatre companies have been thrown into chaos amidst Covid-19. In the face of this pandemic, though, many of them have shown inspiring resilience and ingenuity. One of these companies is The Playthings Theatre. The Playthings Theatre is an intimate theatre company based in Midtown… Continue Reading “A Pandemic’s Impact On Theatre: An Interview With Jason Brubaker”

What Counts As Art?

I’m going to show you a picture… At a Modern Art gallery in San Francisco, a teenager left a pair of glasses on the floor as a bit of lighthearted, ironic fun. What happened next is the interesting part. Museum patrons who crossed paths… Continue Reading “What Counts As Art?”