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The Epicurean Dealmaker: T-Bone the Metaphor (2008)
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson suffered a bruised balance sheet and a knock to his Teflon image after he struck a sour note while rescuing the federal housing agencies. Secretary Paulson said he was spending about $200 billion Sunday evening when he came upon the wobbling GSEs and spotted a moral hazard about 10 feet in front of him. He didn't have time to stop and T-boned the metaphor. He tumbled over the podium, his plan hit taxpayers and GSE shareholders in the pocketbook and the three went cartwheeling into uncharted territory. The conservatorship rolled over Americans' sensibilities, undermining self-discipline, and cackled and scratched its balls before scampering down the corridor back to K Street.
Literature  Writing  Finance  Business  Ideas 
11 weeks ago by mfernando
F for Fake (1973) - How to Structure a Video Essay on Vimeo
Want to know the secret to all good storytelling — and even all good writing? Watch the above video by Tony Zhou, the creator and director of the YouTube film essay series Every Frame a Painting.

If you want to make video essays, there’s no better film to study than Orson Welles’ 1973 masterpiece, F for Fake. There are a million lessons to take away from it, but today, let’s see what it has to teach us about structure. NO SPOILERS.
Creativity  Ayushi  Art  Writing 
november 2015 by mfernando
Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling … Makes for an Addictive Parlor Game
Everyone from Kurt Vonnegut to Ernest Hemingway has shared his ideas on crafting solid narrative writing. One of the most recent sages to join the canon is Emma Coates, Pixar’s former story artist.
Ayushi  Creativity  Writing 
february 2015 by mfernando
The Pixar Touch - Pixar story rules (one version)
Pixar story artist Emma Coats has tweeted a series of story basics
Ayushi  Kids  Creativity  Writing 
february 2015 by mfernando
DEVICE 6 on the App Store on iTunes
In DEVICE 6, form follows narrative and goes beyond the usual constructs of games, books, and apps. Mesmerizing and immersive with exquisite design and high production value, this 1960s thriller-inspired app defies definition. It plays with the conventions of games and literature, entwines story with geography, and blends puzzle and novella to draw players into a mystery of technology and neuroscience. This innovative app was developed with Unity and extensively tuned for iOS. From the cinematic opening title sequence to the final chapter, DEVICE 6 is to be experienced.
Ayushi  Kids  Writing  Apps 
december 2014 by mfernando

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