Monday, December 7, 2009

" ... crippled in the use of myself ..."

"I began to see myself as crippled in the use of myself [...]. My breathing was inhibited, my voice and posture were wrecked, something was seriously wrong with my imagination--it was becoming difficult actually to get ideas. How could this have happened when the state had spent so much money educating me?" -- Keith Johnstone from Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre.

Friday, December 4, 2009

C.R.A.P. design principles

a while back, i had a lovely link to a teaching resource on the C.R.A.P. design principles as asserted by Williams and Tollett. that link is no longer active, but thankfully Presentationzen has a lovely page. i'm linking it both here, and below (under "tech, text, and design") but wanted to call attention to it in a brief post (said post also acting as a nudge to start posting again).

stand up straight & let me get a look at you

It's awards show Sunday, so i'm giving Margot. I'm through with the wishfulness and angst and regret, and Margot, more than an...