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Monthly Archives: June 2021

The Art of Storytelling

What is the art of storytelling? Why is it important for book loving audiences? Why do classic stories stay with us for centuries? The answers to these questions are explained in this new video essay. Please, take a listen.
 
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Posted by on June 24, 2021 in Uncategorized

 

Fear is Profitable

Fear has always been profitable – for movies, news and now in our social media platforms. This video essay explains and shares examples why that is.

 
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Posted by on June 23, 2021 in Uncategorized

 

The Folly of Not Reading Books

There is a troubling trend that is disturbing for nearly everyone; the lack of reading books in today’s culture. What can we still learn from reading a book that we can’t get on our devices and social media today? Charles explores this subject with his own thoughts on it. Please take a moment and listen.

 
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Posted by on June 22, 2021 in Uncategorized

 

Let Villains Be Villains

Have you noticed a ‘trend’ in today’s fictional villains? They appear to be damaged mental cases instead of outright evil people the reading and viewing audience should fear. In this video essay, Charles brings up a few examples of a few enduring villains and why they deserve their place in literary or film history.


Warning: expect a follow-up to this subject soon.

 
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Posted by on June 10, 2021 in Uncategorized

 

The Last Time I Saw My Father

In this video essay, Charles shares his experiences seeing his father for the last time and what impact death has for the rest of us.

 
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Posted by on June 10, 2021 in Uncategorized

 

Podcast: Nothing Personal

There are times when engaging in a conversation you expect to remain civil, you’ll find there’s no other alternative but to cut that other user loose. This entry explains it’s not personal, but it helps to keep you sane in this time of ‘argumentative culture’.

 
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Posted by on June 10, 2021 in Uncategorized

 
 
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