Can an Image Scanner Tell a Story?

Well, I managed to miss World Storytelling Day yesterday, and I’m not going to make humanists any happier today by talking about storytelling by an inanimate object today. Of course, there really is a person (Damon Stea) behind the storytelling in this digital story, “Memoirs of a Scanner,” but the … Continue reading

Story Takes Center Stage at Oscars

I wish I had been writing little hash marks each time “story” or “storytelling” was mentioned at last night’s Oscars. So many who spoke cited the importance of storytelling in the movies. The very first honoree, best supporting actor Christoph Waltz, cleverly crafted his acceptance speech in story form, describing … Continue reading