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Episode 551 Scott Adams: Creating a Dilbert Comic While You Watch

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Content: 

  • Scott creates a Sunday Dilbert comic while sharing tips about his process.
  • Discussion includes Scott’s hardware, software and creative techniques

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Is He Marriage Material? Four Steps for Creating Your Custom Plan & Deciding If He’s Worth Your Time

It’s important that you know yourself, your goals, your needs and wants really well before you can find a great relationship that could potentially lead to marriage. And the best way to determine if your current or future boyfriend is marriage material is to know yourself, create a checklist of what’s right for you, and then test him against those characteristics that you are looking for in a spouse.
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Episode 341 Scott Adams: CNN is Creating News out of Nothing

Topics: 

  • Election meme from Russia sought to increase Trump votes…
    • …by helping Trump voters masturbate less (yes, true)
  • CNN article says Russian election influence confirmed because…
    • …less black people voted than when Obama ran
  • Robert De Niro’s thoughts on President Trump…who cares?
  • CNN uses quantity in lieu of quality
    • Laundry lists of weak reasons don’t equal a good reason
  • Patreon dropped Sargon of Akkad for something he said
    • Big names are dropping Patreon in protest
  • Russian government is opposed to rap music, they aren’t wrong
    • Rap music is harmful to the mental health of some people
    • Music programs kids, influences their behavior
    • Rap promotes drug culture, anti-establishment attitudes
  • General Flynn had no obvious reason to intentionally lie
    • The odds of no pardon is zero
    • Flynn appears to be a casualty of a witch hunt
  • Amy Siskind makes it clear, NO white males for Democrat party

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Beatboxers In Wheelchairs Creating Highlights During R.A. The Rugged Man’s Euro Tour

“I hope this is a new trend at my shows because it's a beautiful thing.”


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LDN Noise Talk ‘Monster,’ ‘4 Walls’ & Creating Hits for K-Pop’s Biggest Acts

LDN Noise, aka Greg Bonnick and Hayden Chapman, have worked with a lot of artists over the years, including Chris Brown, Nick Jonas, and Nathan…
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Tommy Bahama Creating Collegiate Series Line

Just in time for back-to-school, Tommy Bahama is introducing the Collegiate Series, a collection that features some of the brand’s signature styles in the colors and logos from 40 of the top universities across the country. Styles include polos, camp shirts and half-zip pullovers in two fits: standard and trim.
Doug Wood, chief executive officer of Tommy Bahama, said the Collegiate Series expands the company’s portfolio of sport products that include Major League Baseball and the National Football League.
It was developed in conjunction with licensing partners, IMG College Licensing LLC, Fermata Partners and 289c Apparel Ltd., and will be sold on the Tommy Bahama web site, select Tommy Bahama stores, Follett Higher Education bookstores, Alumni Hall fan shops, Fanatics.com and select college books stores across the country.
Retail prices for the series range from $ 110 to $ 165. Other schools will be added to the roster later in the year.
To introduce the collection, the brand will host a sweepstakes to win a trip to the Maui Jim Maui Invitational college basketball tournament in Hawaii Nov. 20-22. The sweepstakes will run from Aug. 14 to Sept. 12 and the winner will receive airfare and lodging for two, all-access VIP tickets to the tournament, dinner

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Puff Daddy Talks Wanting To Go Into Business With Jay Z & Hip Hop Creating Economic Power (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs and Shawn “Jay Z” Carter are consistently near the top of the Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings list and The Source Power 30 rankings. Both Puff and Jay run several successful companies, but the “Young G’s” collaborators have yet to join forces for a major business deal.

[ALSO READ: Diddy Takes The No. 1 Spot On The Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List]

Puffy recently stopped by the Sway In The Morning radio showand host Sway Calloway asked the Bad Boy Entertainment boss about possibly teaming with Hov.

“Me and Jay – we’ve talked about it. We said we want to pick the best one,” revealed Puff. “It’s going to have to be that one thing that gets it all the way popping. For other people, it was DreamWorks. When DreamWorks happened, it made it okay for strong, visionary, idealistic leaders to get together and figure out how to navigate.”

He added, “Sometimes you don’t do it, not because you don’t want to do it – it’s almost out of respect for someone else, you may just want to stay in your lane. But I think that’s the only way we’ll be able to get true economic power. If we do more things together. That’s the next level for Hip Hop.”

Puff Daddy stated he is open to building with any of his peers including Jay Z. According to the Harlem native, there have been discussions among Hip Hop artists about working together in the business realm.

[ALSO READ: Puff Daddy: We Got Barack Obama Elected, Why Hasn’t Our Community Gotten Drastically Better? (VIDEO]

Watch Puff Daddy’s interview below.


Filed under: News, Videos Tagged: Jay-Z, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs
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Puff Daddy Talks Wanting To Go Into Business With Jay Z & Hip Hop Creating Economic Power (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs and Shawn “Jay Z” Carter are consistently near the top of the Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings list and The Source Power 30 rankings. Both Puff and Jay run several successful companies, but the “Young G’s” collaborators have yet to join forces for a major business deal.

[ALSO READ: Diddy Takes The No. 1 Spot On The Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List]

Puffy recently stopped by the Sway In The Morning radio showand host Sway Calloway asked the Bad Boy Entertainment boss about possibly teaming with Hov.

“Me and Jay – we’ve talked about it. We said we want to pick the best one,” revealed Puff. “It’s going to have to be that one thing that gets it all the way popping. For other people, it was DreamWorks. When DreamWorks happened, it made it okay for strong, visionary, idealistic leaders to get together and figure out how to navigate.”

He added, “Sometimes you don’t do it, not because you don’t want to do it – it’s almost out of respect for someone else, you may just want to stay in your lane. But I think that’s the only way we’ll be able to get true economic power. If we do more things together. That’s the next level for Hip Hop.”

Puff Daddy stated he is open to building with any of his peers including Jay Z. According to the Harlem native, there have been discussions among Hip Hop artists about working together in the business realm.

[ALSO READ: Puff Daddy: We Got Barack Obama Elected, Why Hasn’t Our Community Gotten Drastically Better? (VIDEO]

Watch Puff Daddy’s interview below.


Filed under: News, Videos Tagged: Jay-Z, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs
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Puff Daddy Talks Wanting To Go Into Business With Jay Z & Hip Hop Creating Economic Power (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs and Shawn “Jay Z” Carter are consistently near the top of the Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings list and The Source Power 30 rankings. Both Puff and Jay run several successful companies, but the “Young G’s” collaborators have yet to join forces for a major business deal.

[ALSO READ: Diddy Takes The No. 1 Spot On The Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings List]

Puffy recently stopped by the Sway In The Morning radio showand host Sway Calloway asked the Bad Boy Entertainment boss about possibly teaming with Hov.

“Me and Jay – we’ve talked about it. We said we want to pick the best one,” revealed Puff. “It’s going to have to be that one thing that gets it all the way popping. For other people, it was DreamWorks. When DreamWorks happened, it made it okay for strong, visionary, idealistic leaders to get together and figure out how to navigate.”

He added, “Sometimes you don’t do it, not because you don’t want to do it – it’s almost out of respect for someone else, you may just want to stay in your lane. But I think that’s the only way we’ll be able to get true economic power. If we do more things together. That’s the next level for Hip Hop.”

Puff Daddy stated he is open to building with any of his peers including Jay Z. According to the Harlem native, there have been discussions among Hip Hop artists about working together in the business realm.

[ALSO READ: Puff Daddy: We Got Barack Obama Elected, Why Hasn’t Our Community Gotten Drastically Better? (VIDEO]

Watch Puff Daddy’s interview below.


Filed under: News, Videos Tagged: Jay-Z, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs
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WIRED Live – Questlove on Technology Killing (and Creating) the DJ Star: Love Music Again

Check out WIRED’s music issue featuring Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson at: http://www.wired.com/listen

Music:
“Days Passed Me By”
Performed by Kooley High
Written Napoleon Wright II, Charlie Smarts, Tab-One

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Uplifting Sales by Creating a Positive Work Environment

The attitudes of your team members are a reflection of the attitudes of management. The ultimate goal in retail stores is to provide patrons with the most positive experience possible. Attitude starts at the top and has a trickle-down effect. Your bottom line is a direct result of your team’s interaction with the customer.
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Design FX – Godzilla: Creating the Animalistic and Masculine Kaiju Monster

After Roland Emmerich missed the mark with Godzilla in 1998, we had reason to be skeptical of Gareth Edwards’ new remake. Fxguide’s Mike Seymour goes inside the special effects behind the latest incarnation, in which effects company MPC designed the largest Godzilla yet, featuring an animalistic appearance with anthropomorphized traits.
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Design FX – Terminator Genisys: Creating a Fully Digital Schwarzenegger

He’s back—this time in a time-traveling standoff. See how Arnold Schwarzenegger faced off against a digitized version of his younger self.
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Design FX – Hercules: Creating Mythical Creatures with Advanced Special Effects

In Brett Ratner’s new big-budget flick Hercules, the title star portrayed by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson battles mythical creatures, including a three-headed dog, giant boars and lions, and multi-headed serpents. Mike Seymour shows how the visual effects experts at Double Negative created the complicated, yet lifelike beasts.
WIRED Videos – The Scene

WIRED Live – Creating an International Social Soundtrack with Twitter Amplify

Glenn Brown of Twitter Amplify explains how the social media service is giving brands and users a digital megaphone to tweet during broadcasts and major events.
WIRED Videos – The Scene

WIRED Live – Creating Video Games That Are Easy to Learn, but Difficult to Master

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell and game developer Dong Nguyen join author David Kushner to talk about the ingredients for a successful video game and how the industry has transitioned from being a hobby to a full-blown business.

WIRED Videos – The Scene

Creating Jurassic World’s New Genetically Modified Dinosaur

Legendary paleontologist Jack Horner—the real-life inspiration behind original “Jurassic Park” protagonist Alan Grant—explains how they conceived the genetically modified dino, Indominus rex, in the new film “Jurassic World.”
WIRED Videos – The Scene

Amy Poehler: Who She Looked To For Guidance in Creating ‘Inside Out’s’ Joy

Amy Poehler talks about her new animated film, ‘Inside Out,’ and who she would look to for guidance in creating the voice of Joy.


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Jessie J On Creating ‘Flashlight’ For ‘Pitch Perfect 2’

Jessie J discusses her ballad ‘Flashlight’ for ‘Pitch Perfect 2.’ Plus, does she really dream of being on Broadway? And, she teases a big acting project.


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CinemaCon: ‘Lego’ Movie Directors Creating Animated Spider-Man Film for Sony


Tom Rothman also announced a date for Sony and Marvel’s live-action Spider-Man film.

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CinemaCon: ‘Lego’ Movie Directors Creating Animated Spider-Man Film for Sony


Tom Rothman also announced a date for Sony and Marvel’s live-action Spider-Man film.

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Dungeon Design: Creating Your Own “Red Room of Pain”

Ever wanted to convert a space in your apartment or house as a dungeon space where your fantasies can come true? Learn decoration, design, and construction tips on how to transform your kinky place. See examples of others’ home dungeons and hear suggestions on how to solve basic considerations such as noise dampening, suspension points, and hiding obvious dungeon elements such as hard points from vanilla visitors when not in use.Guest host Corrupt Morals was formerly the shop foreman and metal worker for Kink.com’s art department. Beginning in 2006 and through Kink’s move into the Armory, Corrupt Morals was one of the principal builders of some of the now famous sets at Armory Studios. He now lives in Sonoma County and fabricates custom toys and equipment and builds custom dungeons and play spaces.
Kink University Gallery Update

Dungeon Design: Creating Your Own “Red Room of Pain”

Ever wanted to convert a space in your apartment or house as a dungeon space where your fantasies can come true? Learn decoration, design, and construction tips on how to transform your kinky place. See examples of others’ home dungeons and hear suggestions on how to solve basic considerations such as noise dampening, suspension points, and hiding obvious dungeon elements such as hard points from vanilla visitors when not in use.Guest host Corrupt Morals was formerly the shop foreman and metal worker for Kink.com’s art department. Beginning in 2006 and through Kink’s move into the Armory, Corrupt Morals was one of the principal builders of some of the now famous sets at Armory Studios. He now lives in Sonoma County and fabricates custom toys and equipment and builds custom dungeons and play spaces.
Kink University Gallery Update

Dungeon Design: Creating Your Own “Red Room of Pain”

Ever wanted to convert a space in your apartment or house as a dungeon space where your fantasies can come true? Learn decoration, design, and construction tips on how to transform your kinky place. See examples of others’ home dungeons and hear suggestions on how to solve basic considerations such as noise dampening, suspension points, and hiding obvious dungeon elements such as hard points from vanilla visitors when not in use.Guest host Corrupt Morals was formerly the shop foreman and metal worker for Kink.com’s art department. Beginning in 2006 and through Kink’s move into the Armory, Corrupt Morals was one of the principal builders of some of the now famous sets at Armory Studios. He now lives in Sonoma County and fabricates custom toys and equipment and builds custom dungeons and play spaces.
Kink University Gallery Update

Dungeon Design: Creating Your Own “Red Room of Pain”

Ever wanted to convert a space in your apartment or house as a dungeon space where your fantasies can come true? Learn decoration, design, and construction tips on how to transform your kinky place. See examples of others’ home dungeons and hear suggestions on how to solve basic considerations such as noise dampening, suspension points, and hiding obvious dungeon elements such as hard points from vanilla visitors when not in use.Guest host Corrupt Morals was formerly the shop foreman and metal worker for Kink.com’s art department. Beginning in 2006 and through Kink’s move into the Armory, Corrupt Morals was one of the principal builders of some of the now famous sets at Armory Studios. He now lives in Sonoma County and fabricates custom toys and equipment and builds custom dungeons and play spaces.
Kink University Gallery Update

Stop Reacting, Start Creating: The TNG2 Manifesto

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Zack Rosen is the former Editor-in-Chief of defunct queer culture site TheNewGay.net.

If catching up after a sick day is merely stressful, the cleanup for a few sick years feels positively herculean. I find myself in 2015 grossly familiar with where I’ve been. So like Charlie Brown and his football, I’m putting my trust back into the internet and hoping for connection. I’m asking for help in figuring out where I’m going.

I put so much of myself online, for so long, that I woke up one day in 2011 with nothing left. I spent the year following as a couch cushion, a soft fixture of my own red velvet sectional and the leather davenports of too many trained professionals.

There were the guinea pig months, where every fortnight heralded a new chemical cure with side effects worse than the initial illness. Two years of glacial gains and mudslide setbacks, cut with an endless bog of unactable ideas.

Incapacitation, for me, felt like being slowly drowned in my own ambitions. First I lost my will to put my thoughts on paper, which left my flowers of inspiration to bloom and rot under the cartoon lightbulb in my head. The world divided into things I wanted to do and things I could do, with little overlap. The cavern between desire and ability grew so large that a trip to the bank required as much planning as an alpine hike, and left me just as drained.

So I stopped worrying that I wasn’t a part of the world, and turned my focus to how I had gotten to this point and what I would do when past it. The answers were linked. I had burned myself out as a blogger, and blogging is a reactive medium. Events happened, I reported them. Artists created, I critiqued them. Gay culture was an assault, and I was leading the defense.

I was fighting Them, for Us.

They strike, I perry. They advance, I beat. Sleeping with one eye open, exhausted and wary to stay current, I finally asked myself, “How long do you keep making the second move before you ask what you’re running from?”

I was so busy reacting to the world around me that I ceased to be a part of it, and it was here that my infirmitude gave me a boon. The nature of my illness at that time, combined with its first wildly exacerbating attempt at treatment, set me out in a car for three weeks to get out of a few bad situations in a few different homes and re-experience the world of the living.

I drove from Chicago to a frigid Madison in mid-February 2012 and spent the next two weeks chasing the spring down to Georgia. When I wasn’t making bad decisions in gay bars and thrift stores, I thought.

I thought while chain-smoking at 4:00 a.m. in a dark highway between Louisville and Nashville. I thought in hotel rooms and thought so hard and slept so long I thought myself out of the daylight. I holed up at the Athens Days Inn for 36 hours with the shades down, with a box of crayons and a blank sketchbook, and thought until I remembered what it meant to share a piece of myself without fearing my audience.

I’ve spent three years trying to grasp what I learned over the course of those three weeks, and the only way I can share it now is by telling you a story. It’s a story I told myself during a period of time when I deemed it OK to treat myself like a child, albeit a child who’d read The Republic.

***

It seemed to me that there were actually two worlds, the land of creation and the land of reaction, and I was trapped in the latter. The land of reaction is beautiful, but none of the beauty is local. It ends at a cliff and a chasm, and across that chasm is the land of creation, where real things happen and real people live.

The artists and poets over there, painters and storytellers, musicians and dreamers, revolutionaries and leaders, would pluck out a piece of their soul and fling it across the chasm for their subjects on the other side. And when it landed, this song or movie, this idea or inspiration, those in the land of reaction would jump on it and each try to claim a little piece for themselves.

Unable to cross the chasm of pain and hard work, they stay where they are and tear up what lands at their feet, twisting and turning the organs of another’s genius until they could present it, gored beyond recognition, as their own.

Such atrocities I’d committed there! An American president once said that the credit belongs to the man in the arena, and I’d found the illusion of apex at the tailgate. I still put thoughts online after this, interviewed musicians and made cat videos, but I couldn’t find joy in them. I couldn’t shake the idea that every second in the land of reaction sunk my feet another inch in the mud, and soon I’d lose the ability to cross forever.

***

Stability is a poor synonym for recovery, but I’m better these days. Fifteen months ago, the last hard hit I took woke me up and I decided to make a small, old dream a reality. I’m tackling a line by line rewrite of T.S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland” as “White Gayland” a critique of the contemporary dominant gay culture. It’s hardly a whole-cloth miracle to draw over someone else’s blueprint, but I wanted the challenge of condensing 10 years of experience into a handful of stanzas. I wanted to write something I was proud of, something that wouldn’t spoil after a week on the windowsill.

I finished part one of five, and couldn’t find anywhere to publish. I’m highly unfamiliar with the literary and poetic world, and know from experience how most creative writing is received on most popular blogs. So I repeated an old mistake; I’m starting my own blog.

A continuation of my last blog, TheNewGay.net, I’ve started up TNG2.com as a home for aspiring creators with no place to go. My attempts to cross the gap from reactivity to creativity will begin with the next four parts of “White Gayland” interspersed with “A Different Dolphin,” a serialized gay children’s book written by New York City artist Aaron Clippinger and illustrated by myself.

This is the scariest thing I’ve done, including posing for Fleshbot and interviewing Stephin Merritt. Art lives longer than people, than articles, than tweets or likes or shouting matches, longer than any news segment or opinion piece, than protests, than riots, than wars, than fantasy or reality, than our children or our pets.

I’d like to have a home base for the creators outside of Buzzfeed, of social media, of “Internet famous,” of “How many followers?” or “Where’ve you been linked?” A place for original work and unpopular perspectives, for video and visual art and whatever comes after, a place for those who don’t fit in, who don’t have a base, who have whole worlds inside of them and no venue for release.

I don’t know exactly what I’m asking for, because I haven’t seen yet. Only you, the creator, know what’s in store. I just ask if this resonates with you — If you’ve also longed to take the long hike down the slope of reaction and up the hill of true magic, but feared rejection by those already there — let’s journey together.

If this resonates with you, shoot a note to Zack@tng2.com. There’s no deadline pressure, no weekly posts, no shitting out an anecdote to meet someone else’s deadline. Just present me with your own best self and let’s hope that, together, we can build our own endpoint.
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Design FX – Agent Carter: Creating Movie-Quality Effects on a Weekly TV Schedule

In the new series “Agent Carter” Marvel expands its universe to the small screen with help from Industrial Light & Magic. Creating high-quality visual effects was nothing new for the the award-winning team, but working against grueling weekly delivery dates proved to be a monstrous challenge. Mike Seymour finds out how they did it.

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Creating Yourself with Words

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Diriye Osman (photo by Darren Bonello)

There’s a brilliant quote from Kurt Vonnegut’s A Man without a Country that always makes me feel hopeful about the future. “Practicing an art,” he said, “no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.”

There’s a renegade thrill to Vonnegut’s wisdom. Going into the arts as a career can render you into fiscal dreck, but the act of producing art, particularly writing, will endow your interiority with a sense of plenitude, of satisfaction that is hard to replicate.

I started writing my short story collection, Fairytales For Lost Children, as a way to humanize myself. I had been told over the years by my family and community that my experiences as a gay Somali were invalid, insidious even, and I had digested this malevolent narrative like manna. I became a walking cavity filled with self-loathing. Fairytales For Lost Children, which focuses primarily on the lives of LGBT Somalis, is a corrective to that poisonous conversation that is still happening across the world with regards to the queer experience. The endpoint of that conversation is a question that always rebounds back on the queer individual whose personhood is under investigation. “Does your life matter?” To which the only reasonable response is a resounding yes.

Toni Morrison said it best: “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” This is exactly what I did. No-one was writing the stories that I wanted to read so I went and created these stories myself. The result is a collection of short fiction that takes an intimate look into the lives of Somali children, teenagers and adults who are either gay, lesbian or transgender, and how their futures are shaped by their faith, families and pursuit of personal freedom.

By writing this book, I was engaging in an act of self-invention. I had always been timid as a child but when I sat down to write I gathered a sense of strength, courage and clarity that I didn’t know I was capable of. I’m still testing my creative parameters as a writer but the goalposts have shifted since I published Fairytales For Lost Children. I’m now no longer using the act of writing as a lifeboat to anchor my dreams. I now write simply because I love telling stories. I love playing with language. I get a buzz from the beauty of discovering new ways to toy with syntax. This is writing as pleasure, as joyful expression, but I’m aware that I began this process as a way to externalize my greatest fears, hopes and ambitions. I began writing in order to eke out a defined outline of who I was and where I was coming from.

Zadie Smith once said, “The very reason I write is so that I might not sleepwalk through my entire life.” This is no longer how I feel about my work, but I understand fully what she means.

____________

Diriye Osman is the Polari Prize-winning author of Fairytales for Lost Children (Team Angelica), a collection of acclaimed short stories about the LGBT Somali experience. You can purchase Fairytales for Lost Children here. You can connect with Diriye Osman via Tumblr. He will be performing at The Huddersfield Literature Festival, The Polari Salon and The London Short Story Festival.
Gay Voices – The Huffington Post

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Creating an In-Store Experience That Outshines Online Competition

I continuously am marveled and amazed about the power of the web and now smart phone apps. I know some of you are snickering at this probably simplistic statement but being a woman of a certain age, tapping the single Shazam button to know who recorded a song and then reading the lyrics in a fancy, ever-changing layout while it’s playing is something I always fantasized about being able to do (and you thought it was all about sex, right?).
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