Tag: creating

Making stuff: up, real, and nicely.

Sultan(s) of Storytelling

IN 1978, THE THEN-UNKNOWN musical group Dire Straits debuted their soon-to-be-chart-topping song “Sultans of Swing,” about an obscure, working-class bar-band playing in a mostly empty and/or uncaring pub and loving it. It’s a great anthem for anyone doing art mostly…

Don’t let the plot get in the way of the story.”
— Anon.

Pithyism #69b

DO WE RESEMBLE OUR TOOLS, or do our tools resemble us? (I’m including in this equation notional tools like webspace, word-processing software, Facebook’s post-ranking choices, etc.)