Watch this video. It’s Amanda, giving her talk at TED two days ago. It’s about music and connection and being willing to ask for help…
It got a standing ovation, and you’ll see why.
LOVE this. It’s about help, and giving, and love, and sharing, and touching the heart of others - and yourself.
So happy that my first ever Kickstarter support was for Amanda.
The third of the BlackBerry Keep Moving films, shot in LA about ten days ago. Yes, I really am as tired as I look — the day before I did the 13 hour Chu’s Day signing, then flew to LA… But there are such beautiful shots here of the beach and of the birds…
It opens with me reading the end of the February Tale.
You’ve been keeping up with the Calendar of Tales, right?
The test about women in media is called “the Bechdel Test”. Alison Bechdel, who created the idea, writes comic books (or graphic novels or whatever) herself, and here is my advice to you. Go and find her graphic novel Fun Home. It is mind-blowing and will change everything you thought you knew about comics. She does a bunch of other comics work too, but hot DAMN Fun Home is good. If you like James Joyce or literature or autobiographical writing, go and read it. If you like none of those things, go and read it anyway. It’s a seriously powerful piece of work.
I hadn’t thought about this before…
- Into the Woods (1987)Music and Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim
Book by: James Lapine
Based on ‘The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales’ by Bruno Bettelheim
And now they’re making a movie?! Why can’t they just show the original on big screens all over the planet? Then everyone could fall in love.
Get it back!
I was raised to be charming not sincere
And so forth…
Hmmm…. I’m less about elbows, more about degree of hunched shoulders. But the sentiment remains the same!
I swear to God I’m not just going to use my tumblr to retumbl everything Neil Gaiman posts, but this helpful guide *has* to be widely disseminated.
Mine’s more of a lying down thing by the end, curled into the book…
Crochet Dwarven Helm and Beard by saddayscrochet
Created using the finest mithril threads, it’s a crochet helm! It’s a crochet beard! It’s a combination crochet helm and beard! Blessed by the gods with the finest of man-garnishes on my own face, I have no need for such a garment, but if you wish to assimilate into dwarven culture you might want to quest for one.
20 Amazing Things in 2012 - #15 The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
Regret is a wound that is always - no matter how much time passes - ready to open and start weeping blood.