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Too Much Information: Banality and Caryl Churchill’s LOVE AND INFORMATION

In his 1936 essay “The Storyteller,” in which he contrasts the dissemination of information with storytelling, Walter Benjamin writes:

Information […] lays claim to prompt verifiability. 1,058 more words


The Storyteller: Fearnot

“Fearnot is a boy who lives up to his name: he cannot fear. 

He is an amiable young man who spends a great deal of time playing the violin under his sweetheart’s window. 246 more words

80s Anthologies: Episode By Episode - The Storyteller

Gamma and I survey the NBC/HBO series The Storyteller, with a special focus on the episode “Hans My Hedgehog”. Listen, right click and download, or find us on… 41 more words


The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

Harrowing read at times.  I took some time to get into the book as I found Sage not very likeable. Would recommend to a friend. 26 more words

Norfolks Great Big Read

Contract Law and Strobe Lights (#12)

This is part 8 of the Choosing Charybdis storyline. Start from the beginning of that arc here.

I stood in the constant strobing light and stared into the orb of everything colors through Brian’s eyes. 814 more words


Visible Adaptation

Krevolin’s interview with Michael Hauge, author of Writing Screenplays That Sell helped put some things into perspective.  He said that the most important objective that all filmmaking and storytelling have in common is to elicit emotion in the audience.   129 more words

Jodi Picoult

Multiple Adaptation

Rule number one in Krevolin’s adaptation book is: You owe nothing to the original text.  He says this multiple times throughout his work.  More than that, he says to look at multiple sources and adaptations for inspiration.   76 more words

Jodi Picoult