Kevin Bacon has starred in some of the most influential films in cinema history. Ingrained into our popular culture forever, Bacon’s films span every genre of the human condition. In true Bacon style, he embraced the “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” trivia phenomenon and founded SixDegrees.org, a charitable initiative that links people to charities and […]
Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is. TED.COM – Chip Kidd doesn’t judge books by their cover, he creates covers that embody the book — and he does it with a wicked sense of humor. In one of the funniest talks from TED2012, he shows the art and deep thought of his cover […]
Taika Waititi is a visual artist, actor, writer and director hailing from the Raukokore region of New Zealand. His short film Two Cars, One Night was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005. Taika’s second and most recent feature, Boy, appeared at the Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals earlier this year. He discusses how creativity […]
The Power Of Time Off TED.COM | Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio for a yearlong sabbatical to rejuvenate and refresh their creative outlook. He explains the often overlooked value of time off and shows the innovative projects inspired by his time in Bali. LINKS: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter
TED.COM | ADAM SAVAGE talks about his fascination with the dodo bird, and how it led him on a strange and surprising double quest. It’s an entertaining adventure through the mind of a creative obsessive. Adam Savage: Website | Twitter
The 4 a.m. Mystery Poet Rives does 8 minutes of lyrical origami, folding history into a series of coincidences surrounding that most surreal of hours, 4 o’clock in the morning.
The Mystery Box TED.COM – JJ ABRAMS traces his love for the unseen mystery –- a passion that’s evident in his films and TV shows, including LOST, Star Trek and the upcoming Star Wars VII (The Force Awakens) — back to its magical beginnings. JJ ABRAMS: IMDb BAD ROBOT: Website | IMDb | Instagram | Twitter | […]