The Little Missile That Could (John Cleese’s Brilliant Near-Term Failure/Long-Term Success Metaphor)

John Cleese grew up fascinated by guided missiles. He was fascinated with them, “…in a way that normally only ugly ducklings or pirates or talking vermin enchant a child.”* As a kid, guided missiles were a fascinating piece of wartime technology. As an adult, he realized they were a perfect metaphor to explain being ok … Continue reading The Little Missile That Could (John Cleese’s Brilliant Near-Term Failure/Long-Term Success Metaphor)

Podcast Of The Week: Storyboarding (Where You Make Your Mistakes)

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Storyboarding, or the act of breaking a story down into individual panels (think like a comic strip), has always fascinated me. It's a reminder that the sweeping story that floods past you is actually created from all of these individual frames, stitched together. And, in movies, somebody like Jennifer Yuh Nelson has the job of … Continue reading Podcast Of The Week: Storyboarding (Where You Make Your Mistakes)