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Why We Still Talk About Fight Club

For those of us who were initiated by the film, we learned the first rule 15 years ago.

Do not talk about Fight Club. 

Shortly thereafter, we learned the second rule:

Do not talk about Fight Club. 

So naturally, 15 years later, we are still breaking these rules and talking about it, because Fight Club is the most important film of my lifetime.

Here’s why. Continue reading Why We Still Talk About Fight Club

The Secret to Telling Inspiring Stories (A Lesson From Pixar)

Photo Credit: Creative Commons
Photo Credit: Creative Commons

This post originally appeared as a guest post for Bryan Hutchinson at his blog, PositiveWriter.com, in October 2013. You can check out his inspirational writing here

In my story-telling dreams I see entire audiences on their feet. Applauding. Cheering… Crying.

There’s something about a story or a movie making people cry that’s alluring. It’s a beautiful thing. A dark room, filled with 300 complete strangers, all sharing a collective cry. They walk out chattering like life-long friends, united by the story they’ve just witnessed.

I want to make art like that. Don’t you? But how?

Continue reading The Secret to Telling Inspiring Stories (A Lesson From Pixar)