Inneresting #124 - What's that doing here?
Motivating the choices behind what goes into a story.
Every thing has a reason for being there
The default beverage - Jan Whitaker looks at the potential origins behind American restaurants offering complimentary glasses of ice water.
What we see and why it’s there - Ian Phillips shares why Jurassic Park used tremors in water cups to signal the arrival of the T-Rex. Victor Gomes investigates the plausibility of Blade Runner’s Voight-Kampff test. Ben Ogrodnik looks at the ways Children of Men grounds its futuristic story with an awareness of present-day media.
Tools for creation - Sophie Lavoie presents the work of Maud Lewis, focusing on the reasons behind her unique materials and subjects. The Tate breaks down the materials and process behind White and Yellow by Marlow Moss.
Why they keep it all - Eve M. Khan interviews a hoarding consultant about what she’s learned about people by cleaning out their homes.
Details from the future - Elliott Montgomery edits a collection titled Memories of the Year 2030, where writers and artists expand on details of the present to look back on the future.
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Previously on Inneresting…
In case you missed it, in last issue’s most clicked link Evan Puschak examines Noah Baumbach’s films for examples of how characters can talk over each other in a natural way.
Other Inneresting Things…
Jason Gurley confronts the pace of his writing and looks at Gail Sher’s four noble truths for writers.
Katyanna Quach reports on a study suggesting YouTube’s recommendation engine is more likely to push users toward conservative-leaning content.
Right to Be presents the 5 Ds of Bystander Intervention.
And that’s what’s inneresting this week!
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