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Jeff Danziger is a syndicated cartoonist and a veteran of the Vietnam War who received a Bronze Star and Air Medal for his service. In addition, Danzinger is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He has published eleven books of cartoons and the novel "Rising Like The Tuscon".
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How I became an entrepreneur at 66

How I became an entrepreneur at 66 | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
It's never too late to reinvent yourself. Take it from Paul Tasner -- after working continuously for other people for 40 years, he founded his own start-up at age 66, pairing his idea for a business with his experience and passion. And he's not alone. As he shares in this short, funny and inspirational talk, seniors are increasingly indulging their entrepreneurial instincts -- and seeing great success.
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The non-western books that every student should read

The non-western books that every student should read | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
Leading authors pick international classics that should be on every students’ bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 16, 5:09 PM
These books would be for high school and beyond. Some of them might prove challenging for high school i.e. Frantz Fanon. They will shake people in ways that will make them think.

An author I might add is bell hooks. I recall the first time I read her work I struggled, feeling attacked as a male. With time, I grew to appreciate that part of her books.
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Why serious literary fiction like Ishiguro’s is vital in times like these | Alice O’Keeffe

Why serious literary fiction like Ishiguro’s is vital in times like these | Alice O’Keeffe | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
In our digital age, Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel prize is a reminder that novels still ask the biggest questions, says the literary critic Alice O’Keeffe
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Ai Weiwei's Harrowing Film on Refugee Crisis a Must-See

Ai Weiwei's Harrowing Film on Refugee Crisis a Must-See | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
We will recover only if we do what the corporate Democrats have not: Address the sham of our entire electoral system and then change it.
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The Day Eminem's Middle Finger Became Presidential

The Day Eminem's Middle Finger Became Presidential | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
An unlikely champion of civic values offers a blistering TV performance.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Facing Racism in America

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Facing Racism in America | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
The writer talks with David Remnick about the black experience in America, and how the left often cannibalizes itself.
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Thinking of Thelonious Monk, on the Centennial of His Birth

Thinking of Thelonious Monk, on the Centennial of His Birth | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
Ethan Iverson writes about the jazz musician Thelonious Monk, whose centennial is October 10th.
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The magic of Khmer classical dance

The magic of Khmer classical dance | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
For more than 1,000 years, Khmer dancers in Cambodia have been seen as living bridges between heaven and earth. In this graceful dance-talk hybrid, artist Prumsodun Ok -- founder of Cambodia's first all-male and gay-identified dance company -- details the rich history of Khmer classical dance and its current revival, playing the ancient and ageless role of artist as messenger.
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The Two Voices of Whitney Houston

The Two Voices of Whitney Houston | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
Doreen St. Félix writes about Whitney Houston’s dual persona and troubled life, and about “Whitney: Can I Be Me?,” a new documentary about the pop star.
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Courage is contagious

Courage is contagious | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
When artist Damon Davis went to join the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after police killed Michael Brown in 2014, he found not only anger but also a sense of love for self and community. His documentary "Whose Streets?" tells the story of the protests from the perspective of the activists who showed up to challenge those who use power to spread fear and hate.
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Don't Give HBO's 'Confederate' the Benefit of the Doubt

Don't Give HBO's 'Confederate' the Benefit of the Doubt | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
HBO’s Confederate takes as its premise an ugly truth that black Americans are forced to live every day: What if the Confederacy wasn’t wholly defeated?
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Octavia Butler’s Prescient Vision of a Zealot Elected to “Make America Great Again”

Octavia Butler’s Prescient Vision of a Zealot Elected to “Make America Great Again” | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
Abby Aguirre writes about Octavia Butler’s “Parable” science-fiction books that predicted Donald Trump.
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George Saunders's Striking Man Booker Win

George Saunders's Striking Man Booker Win | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
For the second year in a row an American writer claimed the British literary prize, this time for the dazzling novel Lincoln in the Bardo.
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Lecturers recommend: non-western cinema that every student should see

Lecturers recommend: non-western cinema that every student should see | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
University tutors select the foreign films to watch for a new perspective on the world
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, October 16, 5:02 PM
Good cinema is a wonderful tool to open students up to a world they might not otherwise realize is out there.
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Artist Ai Weiwei on the Ingredients for Effective Activism

Artist Ai Weiwei on the Ingredients for Effective Activism | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
In an exclusive Q&A, visual artist and director Ai Weiwei discusses free speech, democracy and contemporary politics.
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Having It Out with Melancholy: Amanda Palmer Reads Jane Kenyon’s Stunning Poem About Life With and After Depression

Having It Out with Melancholy: Amanda Palmer Reads Jane Kenyon’s Stunning Poem About Life With and After Depression | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
"What hurt me so terribly all my life until this moment?"
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"The Sacred Art of the Ori"

"The Sacred Art of the Ori" | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
Every artist has a name, and every artist has a story. Laolu Senbanjo's story started in Nigeria, where he was surrounded by the culture and mythology of the Yoruba, and brought him to law school, to New York and eventually to work on Beyoncé's "Lemonade." He shares what he calls "The Sacred Art of the Ori," art that uses skin as canvas and connects artist and muse through mind, body and soul.
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Nobel prize in economics awarded to Richard Thaler

Nobel prize in economics awarded to Richard Thaler | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
Pioneer of behavioural economics is best known for ‘nudge’ theory, which has influenced politicians and policymakers
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D.C. Palestinian Film and Arts Festival celebrates ‘what it is to be Palestinian’

D.C. Palestinian Film and Arts Festival celebrates ‘what it is to be Palestinian’ | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
Palestinian artists from the Washington D.C. metro area and beyond convened at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts on Monday, October 2nd for opening night of the seventh annual D.C. Palestinian Film and Arts Festival. Festival co-founder Noura Erakat tells Mondoweiss, “When we discuss Palestine, we're discussing a lot of the pain and intensity. There are so few places to celebrate what it is to be Palestinian and what it is to be Palestinian in our global diaspora as we exist. [This festival and its artists] are the iterations of being Palestinian-American.
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Kazuo Ishiguro, the New Nobel Laureate, Has Supremely Done His Own Kind of Thing

Kazuo Ishiguro, the New Nobel Laureate, Has Supremely Done His Own Kind of Thing | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
James Wood on the uniqueness and independence of the writing of Kazuo Ishiguro, the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Giant portrait of toddler peers over US-Mexico border wall

Giant portrait of toddler peers over US-Mexico border wall | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
French artist JR erected the cut-out of the boy that stands nearly 20 metres tall and is meant to prompt discussion of immigration
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The Inexplicably Enduring Appeal of Hilaire Belloc’s “Cautionary Tales”

The Inexplicably Enduring Appeal of Hilaire Belloc’s “Cautionary Tales” | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
Calvin Tomkins writes about the French-British writer Hilaire Belloc and the humor and entertainment to be found in his classic “Cautionary Tales for Children.”
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Gauguin’s Stirring First-Hand Account of What Actually Happened the Night Van Gogh Cut off His Own Ear

Gauguin’s Stirring First-Hand Account of What Actually Happened the Night Van Gogh Cut off His Own Ear | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
"Between two such beings as he and I, the one a perfect volcano, the other boiling too, inwardly, a sort of struggle was preparing."
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The Terror Within and the Evil Without: James Baldwin on Our Capacity for Transformation as Individuals and Nations

The Terror Within and the Evil Without: James Baldwin on Our Capacity for Transformation as Individuals and Nations | hooked on creativity | Scoop.it
"It has always been much easier (because it has always seemed much safer) to give a name to the evil without than to locate the terror within."
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, August 17, 12:41 PM
James Baldwin and other great writers provide insight into love and what it can mean to us. Social justice and activism are grounded in love that emerges from each of us to others.