Great Advice for Creatives


Sometimes, all we need…all we seek…is encouragement….some good advice. Here’s Ira Glass, an American public radio personality, and host and producer of the radio and television show This American Life, sharing what he’s learned throughout the years. It’s applicable to anyone who’s pursuing a creative path.

Listen to Glass speak these words (and then some) in this great video. It’s inspiring…to say the least. Love his self-deprecating humor.

Here are some of my favorites lines. (They’re toward the end of the video.): “You will be fierce. You will be a warrior…and you will make things that aren’t as good as you know in your heart you want them to be..and you’ll just make one after another…”

via [Tom, The Piper’s Son], [Kottke]




January 22, 2017

Dynamic Sculptures Capture Powerful Combination of Emotion and Movement

The dynamic work of sculptor Gaylord Ho is instantly recognizable. Emotion oozes from the figures, as they throw their energy into dancerly poses. His female figures twist and twirl, animated and vital. Born in Taiwan, the 66-year-old artist has a fascinating personal history. Growing up as the son of low income farmers, Ho was expected to balance his studies while helping on the rice farm.

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