Johan Liedgren

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There is one major difference between people who move abroad and those who don't, according to a recent study

Living abroad has plenty of incredible benefits including getting to travel to new places, meet new people, and try new things. But, perhaps the greatest benefit of all is the brand-new sense of self you'll discover along the way.<p>And this isn't us just waxing poetic about living overseas. There's …

Columbia University

This Week In Posters: More Prongs Than Aquaman’s Trident

Strap in, folks, this week in This Week in Posters, we have a bigger crop of new posters than I think I’ve ever seen in one week. If you need extra help tuning out the real world, I’ve got your time waster!<p>In any case, we begin this week with yet another awesome poster for <i>Alien: Covenant</i>, which is …

One of Horror's Most Controversial and Elusive Films Is Now Available for Streaming

Cult movie fans, give praise. Starting today, Shudder is streaming the long-elusive unrated version of Ken Russell’s legendary 1971 <i>The Devils</i>, …

'Raw' Review: Cannibal Coming-of-Age Movie Is a Modern Horror Masterpiece

<i>It's the cannibal movie that caused people to faint at a film festival</i> – this is what people talk about when they talk about <i>Raw,</i> the extraordinary …

Horror

George Saunders: what writers really do when they write

1<p>Many years ago, during a visit to Washington DC, my wife’s cousin pointed out to us a crypt on a hill and mentioned that, in 1862, while Abraham Lincoln was president, his beloved son, Willie, died, and was temporarily interred in that crypt, and that the grief-stricken Lincoln had, according to …

Books

The Upside of Seventy

<b>How Brains get Better with Age and my Journey into Art.</b><p><b>Is this trip really necessary? What does act three really add to the story?</b><p>What am I supposed …

11 Tips to Master Autofocus and Increase Your Hit Rate

I’m a firm believer that photography is a game of inches. So today I’ll share with you what I’ve learned about mastering autofocus shooting in a …

Cameras

The Effects of Storytelling

Because humans are social creatures, we are attracted to stories that give us an opportunity to relate to other people. In this way, storytelling can …

Behind the Scenes of 90s Nostalgia Trip 'As You Are'

Stylist and photographer Miyako Bellizzi gives us an inside look at the filming of Miles Joris-Peyrafitte's new​ coming-of-age​ film.<p>A few years back, I was asked to style <i>As You Are</i>, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte's new film about young people exploring their sexuality and finding themselves. Set in the …

The Essential Role of Storytelling in the Search for Truth

The work of public health is based on scientific evidence. We have real data on risks from gun violence to antibiotic resistance to addiction. …

The Best of Room & Board's New 2017 Catalog: Picks for Every Room in the House

(Image credit: Room & Board)<p>Room & Board's new catalog is here and we've just pored through its pages to find all of the treasures. With a modern …

Living Rooms

Celebrity Shooter Martin Schoeller Reveals His Unique Approach to Portrait Photography (VIDEO)

Last week we shared an interesting clip from CNN Style, in which famous photographers and collectors discussed “The Power of Photography.” In the new …

Photography

This Photographer Builds Each of His Sets by Hand

Fine art photographer Nicky Hamilton just completed an impressive photo series titled “The Lonely Man.” Each photo in the project took him an average …

Beautiful and brutal: how James Salter set the standard for erotic writing

“I am not telling the truth about Dean,” the unnamed narrator warns the reader early in <i>A Sport and a Pastime</i>. “I am creating him out of my own inadequacies, you must always remember that.” So begins an ardent, interruptive tale of desire and discovery, conceived self-consciously and sensually on …

Literature

George Saunders on Chekhov's Different Visions of Happiness

The Lincoln in the Bardo author dissects the Russian writer’s masterful meditations on beauty and sorrow in the short story “Gooseberries,” and explains the importance of questioning your stance while writing.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages</b> …

Books

Study of Christians uncovers the key moral intuition behind anti-atheist prejudice

Believers’ prejudicial attitudes toward atheists is heavily influenced by one moral intuition, according to research published in the <i>European Journal</i> …

Psychology

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AI vs. Potatoes: The Fluid Narrative of Smarter Design

The work performed under the hood of our devices is growing exponentially fluid, complex and independent. Interface design needs to catch up—engage …

On Storytelling and Design: Why So Much Design Is Clinically Psychotic

<i>by Johan Liedgren, Tale & Company</i><p><b>Design has gone soft on story with terms like experience-flow, signature-experiences and user-journey. We need a</b> …

Bread and Circus: Brand Participation in TV Advertising

The ancient bloody violence at the Colosseum had one thing in common with network television: you didn’t pay directly to watch it. Someone else did. …