April 1, 2012

Have you ever heard of an “Uncreative Writing” course?  In this class, students are penalized for showing any kind of originality.  Instead, they’re rewarded for plagiarism, plundering and stealing. We’ll meet the man behind “Uncreative
Writing” – poet Kenneth Goldsmith.  Also, Jonah Lehrer on how creativity works. 

  1. Jonah Lehrer on "Imagine: How Creativity Works"

    Jonah Lehrer talks about his new book, "Imagine: How Creativity Works."

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  2. Suzzy Roche on "Wayward Saints"

    Singer/Songwriter Suzzy Roche talks about channeling her creativity from writing songs to writing her debut novel, 'Wayward Saints."

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  3. Austin Kleon on "Steal Like an Artist"

    Austin Kleon talks about his book, "Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative."

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  4. Kenneth Goldsmith on "Uncreative Writing"

    Poet and writer Kenneth Goldsmith talks about his "Uncreative Writing" course in which students are penalized for showing any originality and creativity.  Goldsmith is the author of "Uncreative Writing: Managing Language in the Digital Age."

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