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What Ricky Gervais's Bruising Comedy Teaches About Innovation

[This is the first installment in a new series by Paddy Harrington, executive creative director at Bruce Mau Design.] Ricky Gervais is a great designer. Some would say that Gervais’s cutting jokes as the host of the Golden Globes were a form of professional suicide. In fact, after the event, several members of the Hollywood community said that he would never work again. [youtube BvHXzP2SpLA] Here’s the problem: those people have an old-fashioned idea of power.
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