Crixeo (pronounced ˈkrē-zē-ō)

509 Flips | 24 Magazines | 31 Likes | 1 Follower | @Crixeo | A place for creative minds to gather, discuss and share how our lives intersect with the arts.

Lara Croft Is Back with a Vengeance in the New 'Tomb Raider'

What to expect as Alicia Vikander takes over for Angelina Jolie in the new ‘Tomb Raider.’<p>Some of my earliest memories of video games aren’t of …

'Jane' Explores Legacy of Incomparable, Unstoppable Jane Goodall

‘Jane’ draws from over 100 hours of unseen footage of Jane Goodall at work with chimps in the ’60s.<p>Few films today let you simply travel with someone …

6 Extreme Students of Method Acting and Their Iconic Roles

Enduring everything from broken noses to life-threatening weight loss, these students of method acting became characters you know and love.<p>Over the …

14 Literary Landmarks for Your Bookish U.S. Road Trip

These literary landmarks are the stuff of every bookworm’s dreams.<p>There’s a lot to take into account when you’re planning a vacation, but one thing …

Intuition Is Key to Innovation in Creative Business

Kim Chestney, founder of CREATE! Festival, says a thriving creative business depends on intuition.<p>In 2017 roughly 3.5 million people in the United …

Tarot Practitioners Introduce Us to Their Favorite Tarot Decks

Different readers favor different tarot decks. Understanding why helps show the complexity of this art form and divination medium.<p>Last fall, I found …

Blaming Video Games for Violence: A Brief History

Politicians have been blaming video games for real-world violence for decades.<p>On February 14, 2018, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz entered Marjory Stoneman …

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies for the Tech Challenged

Everyone’s talking about Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market lately. Get in on the conversation with this brief intro.<p>Cryptocurrencies, …

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Is as Groundbreaking as the Banned Book

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ opens March 9. Here’s why both the book and the feature film are such important milestones.<p>In 1963 Madeleine L’Engle’s classic …

Inside Jane Goodall’s Tireless Fight to Save the Environment

Jane Goodall explains why she still has hope the environment can be saved, and why we all need to be active participants.<p>Renowned primatologist, …

Vero: The Good, the Bad and the Hypocritical

Everything you need to know about the newly popular social media platform Vero.<p>In recent weeks, a little-known app founded in 2013 and launched in …

Love, Marriage and Sexual Beliefs in the World’s Oldest Cultures

Sexual beliefs and their social implications vary widely from culture to culture.<p>In some cases, sexual rituals may act as a means of initiating …

The Strength & Spirit of Nellie Bly

On International Women’s Day, the world remembers breakers of glass ceilings throughout history. Among them: the bold journalist Nellie Bly.<p>Each …

6 Life Hacks from The Dude

The Coen brothers’ cult favorite ‘The Big Lebowski’ turns 20 on March 6. Celebrate with these important life lessons from The Dude.<p>Jeff Lebowski is a …

'Heathers' Remake May Never Air (Yay!): 7 Shows to Watch Instead

The out-of-touch ‘Heathers’ remake was postponed, but most early reviewers would be happy if it never aired. Here are 7 fantastic shows to binge …

Dinara Kasko Designs Eye-Popping Pastry Art with 3D Printed Molds

A baking hobbyist with a background in architecture, Kasko became a dedicated pastry artist using the technology of 3D printed molds to wow admirers …

Remembering the Man in Black: 12 Best Johnny Cash Songs & Covers

In honor of his birthday February 26, we’ve gathered 12 top Johnny Cash songs and covers for your playlist today.<p>Few artists have had as profound an …

Where Are All the Heroines in Fairy Tales? Glad You Asked...

From every continent, anthologist Kathleen Ragan found the mighty girls and women in fairy tales around the world.<p><b>February 26 is Tell a Fairy Tale</b> …

7 Worst Oscar Blunders of All Time

They’re back! On March 4, the 90th Academy Awards are here to frustrate us again with undeserving winners.<p>I distinctly remember watching the Oscars …

8 'Game of Thrones' Women Ruling the World

‘Game of Thrones’ women govern their world. The men only think they’re in charge.<p>Times are certainly changing, albeit slowly. But if you grew up when …

The Little-Known Works of Dr. Seuss

Beyond ‘The Cat in the Hat,’ Dr. Seuss churned out political cartoons, U.S. military propaganda films, and a private collection of artwork.<p>On March …

There's Love! Doug Jones Dives Deep into 'The Shape of Water' and His Incredible Career

An intimate look into the wonderful mind (and body) of actor Doug Jones.<p>Doug Jones is not just one of the most prolific actors in Hollywood. He’s …

6 Important Causes to Recognize on World Day of Social Justice

On World Day of Social Justice, these human rights issues deserve our attention.<p>The United Nations General Assembly has designated February 20 as …

Nina Simone's 6 Most Soulful Songs

Nina Simone, the ‘High Priestess of Soul,’ would’ve turned 85 on February 21. Here are six of the revolutionary icon’s most soulful songs.<p>Nearly 15 …

Rally Driving Champ Gail Truess: From the Pit Crew to the Podium

She started out working on logistics and mechanics for a rally team, but now Gail Truess is a big deal in the rally driving world.<p>When Cooper Tires …

Video Game Mods Let Gamers Build Their Ideal Experience

Modding (changing and adding to the code of a video game) creates infinite possibilities for gamers.<p>In modern gaming, the state of a game as released …

The Vibrant Art of Indigenous People Tells a Story of Survival

Indigenous people reclaim their cultural identities through art.<p>A voice is invaluable, and being able to tell one’s story is the key to cultural …

What Is Gender Neutral Parenting, And Why Does It Matter?

Gender neutral parenting is getting a lot of a buzz lately, but it might not mean what you think it does.<p>Gender neutral parenting has become a hot …

From Harry Potter to Wonder Woman: Which Adaptations Succeed and Why?

A look at some of the best and worst TV and movie adaptations and what determines a successful transition from book to screen.<p>For voracious readers, …

Are You There God? It's Me, Gucci Mane

Two influential people pushing boundaries through art, Gucci Mane and Judy Blume have a lot in common (besides their February 12 birthday).<p><i>It seems</i> …