A Poet’s Advice to Students – Prose by E.E. Cummings about what it means to be yourself

So, if you didn't know, E.E. Cummings is delightful. His words have this strange way of making you feel warm and wonderful inside. It's probably because he's a hoper, and hopers inspire. This is prose. It's a poetic narrative but not a poem. It's about the power of feeling feelings and how feeling feelings is … Continue reading A Poet’s Advice to Students – Prose by E.E. Cummings about what it means to be yourself

CityLab’s visual exploration of how public libraries came to be

CityLab is a website dedicated to the people who are creating the cities of the future—and those who want to live there. Through sharp analysis, original reporting, and visual storytelling, their coverage focuses on the biggest ideas and most pressing issues facing the world’s metro areas and neighborhoods. Recently, they did a remarkable piece that … Continue reading CityLab’s visual exploration of how public libraries came to be

The Boat: An interactive graphic novel by Matt Huynh

The Boat is an epic and tragic story of the 16-year-old Mai, whose parents make the decision to send her alone on a boat to Australia after the fall of Saigon created by Matt Huynh. The story is told in an interactive graphic novel format as part of Australian broadcaster SBS's multi-platform recognition of the 40th anniversary … Continue reading The Boat: An interactive graphic novel by Matt Huynh

Timeless advice on how to succeed from the makers of The Lego Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are the power duo behind a number of cultural-defining cinematic booms, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street, and - my favorite movie - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Because I'm such a fan of the lastest Spider-flick, I decided to check out this interview they … Continue reading Timeless advice on how to succeed from the makers of The Lego Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse