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Content Sutra, Ep. 6: Con Men and the Dark Side of Storytelling

At Contently, we talk a lot about the power of storytelling to build relationships, but what about the dark side of storytelling? What about when …

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The Science Behind the Power of Storytelling

The “Nigerian Prince” Email Scams and the Power of Storytelling<p>Last August, Interpol arrested a 40-year-old Nigerian con artist, known only as …

It's bloody in-tents: Britain's first 'horror camp'

The thought of camping strikes fear into many, but a night at the first British 'horror camp' nearly had our writer jumping out of his sleeping bag<p>Under a blood-red sky in gentle Lancashire, a band of eager victims have come to experience Horror Camp Live, a gore-tastic camping night incongruously …

The Melancholy of Herbert Solomon

Add this post to your list of favorites!Reading Time: 12 minutes<p>On several occasions my interest in the supernatural has taken me to some of the most …

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Drew Brees says he could play until 45, immediately gets drug tested by NFL

Jul 28,2014<p>At the start of his 14th NFL training camp, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees told reporters he’d like to play another 10 years, until he’s 45 years old.<p>“I understand the challenges that come along with that,” Brees said, “but why not? If I can stay healthy, and I’m having fun …

Salon’s author questionnaire: “Can it be true that even as I despised them, they intrigued me and thus opened new holes up in my imagination?”

Salon talks to Julie Buntin, Fiona Maazel, Olivia Sudjic, Kristen Radtke and Lidia Yuknavitch<p>For April, I posed a series of questions — with, as always, a few verbal restrictions — to five authors with new books: Julie Buntin (“Marlena”), Fiona Maazel (“A Little More Human”), Olivia Sudjic …

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