While the art of improvisation is most commonly associated with comedy, it’s a creative process that is used on movies of every kind. Sometimes improvisation happens during a table read and inspires something to be written into the script, other times it happens on set while the cameras are rolling. Show More Summary
Genius can take many forms. Once a year, the MacArthur Foundation recognizes the work and creativity of roughly two dozen people in diverse fields by naming them MacArthur Fellows, awards commonly referred to as "genius grants." TheShow More Summary
Election 2016 Rebecca Koon Parents usually shoulder the cost of paying for preschool—but making early education more affordable and accessible would help close the achievement gap. Photo by Brian Hart (Creative Commons). After my daughter...Show More Summary
Creative Commons Josh Zinner comes to ICCR with 25 years’ experience as a non-profit leader, coalition-builder and policy advocate. For the past eight years Zinner co-directed the New Economy Project, an organization that works with community groups on economic justice issues, and is at the forefront both locally and nationally in [...]
HIllary Rodham Clinton, Election 2016 Everett Maroon Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention this summer. Photo by ABC (Creative Commons). Hillary Clinton has pneumonia. Apparently something has infected her lungs, andShow More Summary
Unleash your creativity with these brainstorming tips.
A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about a victory in the courts for Creative Commons licenses, noting that such judgments were still rather few and far between. That's unfortunate, in the sense that some people still think CC licensing is weird, rarely-used or even invalid. Show More Summary
Hate Read This Seattle Times Story About the Struggle of Two Upper Middle Class People in the Suburbs by Tricia Romano Mo Money, Mo Problems Tracy O via Flickr and Creative Commons Meet Erin Gunn and Peter Ehlert, a couple from Issaquah, who, like many people in this recovering economy, are barely making ends meet. Show More Summary
Commercial v. noncommercial use of CC licenses. Where's the line of demarcation?
Vivian Underhill Representatives of over 100 tribes have gathered in North Dakota for the protest to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Photo by Joe Brusky (Creative Commons). We explored this topic—in part—because a Bitch reader asked us to look into it. Show More Summary
Back in the spring when I was interviewing people about how they get their kids talking, it was so interesting to see these three common themes emerge. It offered evidence that great minds think alike, and also showed how parents take different (clever!) approaches to the same common themes. Show More Summary
Creative Commons Whether you’re a middle market or multinational corporation with an entirely automated infrastructure, cyber security breaches have become an inevitable threat to businesses and individuals worldwide. Cyber security measures have become not an option, but a requirement, in an increasingly digitized corporate environment. “Over the last two or three [...]
Fox News s.e. smith Gretchen Carlson - Photo via Creative Commons Strange things are afoot in the den of iniquity that is Fox News: On Tuesday morning, the network reached an unprecedented sexual harassment settlement with Gretchen Carlson...Show More Summary
A "Queers Against Israeli Apartheid" protest in Toronto in 2010. Photo via Creative Commons. Two 2012 films, Out in the Dark and The Invisible Men, have similar plotlines: They center around conflicted love stories between gay Palestinians and Israelis, in which Palestinian protagonists seek refuge in Israeli society.
Photo by Larry Bob, via Creative Commons. Since the summer, I’ve been working on the second book in a series that offers a different approach to sexuality and gender education for young children.
Photo of American military boots via Creative Commons. There’s increasing recognition these days of the widespread problems of sexual assault in the military. But how does that culture of sexual violence spread out from the military to impact civilians?
A Vanderbilt football game in 2010. Photo by Larry Darling, via Creative Commons. A rape trial began last week in Tennessee involving members of the Vanderbilt University football team. While our culture's discussion of sexual assault...Show More Summary
A proud Florida couple at a 2008 protest against Amendment 2, which rewrote the state Constitution to prohibit same-sex marriage.Photo by Danny Hammontree (Creative Commons). This past year was a monumental one for marriage equality in the U.S.: a whopping 19 states granted LGBT citizens the right to marry.
A protest in solidarity with Ferguson activists in August. Photo by Light Brigading via Creative Commons.Growing up as a black kid in a near-completely white Virginia suburb, I was never taught that racism had real life implications....Show More Summary
A protester at Slutwalk in New York — photo by Dave Bledsoe via Creative Commons. On September 28, California’s Governor Jerry Brown signed a law that makes California the first state in the nation to require universities receiving state funds to use an “affirmative consent standard” for determining whether consent was given by both parties to sexual activity.