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The Art of the Interview

Over the last ten years, I’ve interviewed hundreds of people on video for a wide variety of projects – documentaries, art films, personal projects, and corporate video shoots. I don’t believe I ever received any instruction on how to interview – as a cameraperson, I simply found myself in the position of conducting interviews again and again. I suppose it’s…

The Archetype of the Obsessed Artist

I am just not a very hard worker. I’m not being self-deprecating. I feel like that’s one of the things you’re really not allowed to say, like, “I’m not very smart” or “I’m kind of plain-looking” – like when you say it it’s the obligation of whoever’s listening to argue with you, to try to convince you that no, you…

Space-Aged Processed Food Flavor Technology

Apropos of the Processed Food / Processed Media analogy, I just found this fascinating Salon article about flavor chemistry… “If you take a fresh strawberry after processing, it’s nothing. It tastes like nothing,” said Wright, as a way of explaining why the food industry is so reliant on the $12 billion global flavoring industry.  Some of the demand for flavoring is…